"The government's plans include the introduction of 11 new programmes worth 632,500,000 euros in the first quarter of 2019 aimed at 88,500 unemployed people," Labour Minister Effie Achtsioglou said on Thursday in an interview.
The number of registered unemployed people (both those seeking and not-seeking jobs) totaled 1,055,084 in March, down from 1,081,060 in February, the Workforce Employment Organisation (OAED) said in a report released on Friday.
The first official economic report by the Finance Ministry's Council of Economic Experts, whose chair is Alternate Finance Minister George Chouliarakis, was published on Thursday with information on basic indicators in the Greek economy for…
The Greek unemployment rate will fall below 20 pct of the workforce this year, Maria Karamesini, president and governor of OAED (Workforce Employment Organisation) said on Tuesday.
Registered unemployment grew 1.75 pct in December in relation to November, totaling 879,881, the Workforce Employment Organisation (OAED) said on Friday.
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras commented on the announced distribution of a benefit for unemployed youths on Saturday, describing it is "an act of social justice" and not a matter of sensitivity.
Unemployment in Greece has been steadily falling in the last 2.5 years, Labour Minister Efi Achtsioglou said on Thursday during a meeting in Brussels of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO).
Nikos Pappas, Minister for Digital Policy, Information and Technology, said that Europe and Greece will go through major changes over the next years.
Wage employment balance flows recorded the highest performance since 2001 in the first nine months of 2017, from January to September, official figures showed on Friday.
Greek unemployment eased further to 21 pct of the workforce in July, from 23.4 pct in the same month last year and from an upwardly revised rate of 21.2 pct in June 2017, the Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Thursday.