Minimum wage deal grows horns

The introduction of a national minimum wage is up in the air, as social partners appear to be dangerously drifting apart, instead of converging, after meeting President Nicos Anastasiades. The sides were

Koushos takes helm at Labour Ministry

Former government spokesperson and close associate of President Nicos Anastasiades, Kyriacos Koushos, was sworn in as Labour Minister on Monday, vowing to fulfil the work of his late predecessor Zeta Emilianidou. Koushos’

Koushos to be new Labour Minister

President Nicos Anastasiades has chosen former government spokesperson and close associate Kyriacos Koushos to lead the Labour Ministry following the untimely death of Zeta Emilianidou earlier this month. Koushos, who was serving

EU strikes landmark deal on minimum wages 

The EU Parliament and European Council have agreed on rules to set adequate minimum wages, as national law or collective agreements provide. According to the European Parliament, the new legislation will apply

Tributes pour in for Zeta

Tributes continue to pour in for Labour Minister Zeta Emilianidou, who died in an Athens hospital late Monday after being placed in an induced coma last month when suffering a cerebral aneurysm.

Labour Minister faces most difficult hour

Labour Minister Zeta Emilianidou is going through her most difficult hours, said President Nicos Anastasiades after visiting her at the private hospital in Athens, where she is critical. On Wednesday, President Anastasiades

Labour Minister stable but critical

Labour Minister Zeta Emilianidou’s condition is stable but critical after being placed in an induced coma following surgery for a brain haemorrhage at a hospital in Greece. Emilianidou, 67, suffered a rupture

Labour market distortions

Averof Neophytou, the ruling party chair, raised the issue of minimum guaranteed income in parliament earlier this week, which is currently at €500 per month for people who have no source of