Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Strict containment measures will apply across the Attica region, due to the rapid spread of coronavirus in said area, starting as of 21.09.2020 until 04.10.2020. Compulsory teleworking for 40% of employees in the private and public sector is one of the new measures applying in Attica, referring
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
On Tuesday evening, on a daily public briefing with regard to COVID-19 developments, Deputy Minister for Civil Protection announced a new set of measures which will be instantly applied at a local level, in regions of high epidemiological effect, like Trikala and Attica, to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
A review of the law’s provisions on employment & labor matters The government has voted a new law, regulating a number of matters belonging in different jurisdictions and sectors of policy, mostly related to facing the COVID-19 crisis. The law includes, inter alia, a section legislated by the
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
By virtue of article 4§2 of Legislative Decree A’ 55/11-3-2020, employers and businesses were entitled to place their employees under a teleworking regime, meaning that said employees were still offering their working services to the employer, under the same terms and conditions, only without being
Monday, July 13, 2020
A new set of supporting measures, aiming to boost the country’s economy, and especially employment and entrepreneurship, was recently announced by the Greek Prime – Minister, Mr. Kyriakos Mitsotakis.
Monday, July 6, 2020
Article 31 of Law 4690/2020 introduced to Greek legislation the labor mechanism “Syn-Ergasia”, while Joint Ministerial Decision B’/2274/14-06-2020 provided for a detailed regulation of its complete framework. On 1st July 2020, a Circular of the Ministry of Labor, dated 30.06.2020, was issued, in order to further explain and clarify some points of the labor mechanism in question
Friday, June 19, 2020
The new law regulating that, between 15.06.2020 and 31.07.2020, the State will cover 60% of the amount of the insurance contributions corresponding to the hours the employees submitted under the Synergasia labor scheme are not working, has now been officially published (article 16 of Law 4693/2020).
Monday, June 15, 2020
The Ministry of Labor proposed a modification on “Syn-Ergasia” mechanism, which has been approved by the Greek Parliament and it will immediately get published in the Government Gazette.
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
A review of the Law’s provisions on employment & labor matters
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
According to declarations made by the Minister of Labor, the new labor mechanism “Syn-ergasia”, soon-to-be introduced by virtue of the relevant legislation, is funded by a program up to €1,4 billion and it shall apply in the period from 01.06.2020 until 30.09.2020.
Thursday, May 21, 2020
I. Specifications on Ministerial Decision. B’ B’ 1779/10-05-2020, regarding labor law related matters [Circular of the Ministry of Labor dated 19.05.2020] A. Extension of suspension of employment contracts A1. Businesses under mandatory lockdown during May Suspension of employment contracts,
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
A. Social distancing regulations (Ministerial Decision. B’ 1647/03 – 05 - 2020) For re-opening private businesses (retail shops, hair salons etc.), the maximum number of people in spaces is defined according to m 2 : 4 people up to 20 m 2 , 1 person per extra 10 m 2 for spaces up to 100m 2 , 12