ND unveils labour bill as parties line up for head-on clash over reforms

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Labour, New Democracy, SYRIZA
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Labour Minister Kostis Hatzidakis was due to present the government’s contentious labour reforms on Wednesday, with a view to launching a public consultation period so the bill could then be adopted by the end of May or in early June.

The opposition parties had already made it clear that they are vehemently opposed to the draft legislation, which they see as an assault on workers’ rights and the eight-hour working day in particular. According to reports, SYRIZA is already working on ...

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