Pandemic takes heavy toll on Greek workers, study finds

EconomyFeatures Tags: Covid, Poverty
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

The research, which covered the Greek economy as a whole, found that in the second quarter of 2020, a period in which Greece was in full lockdown, the impact on salaries was dramatic. 

From March to June, between 100,000 and 180,000 people exited the workforce compared to the same period in 2019. Most of these concerned workers on furlough for three months, receiving less than 50 percent of their salary and exposing them to a particul...

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