Public admin shrinks by 11 pct during crisis, share of employment stays below EU average

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Greece cut its public administration workforces from 2008 to 2013 by 11 percent according to research and figures published last month by Eurofound, the EU’s research agency for social and labour-related issues.

While Greece witnessed the same rate of reduction as Cyprus, Belgium and the Netherlands, it was far behind the most drastic case of Latvia, where 29 percent of the workforce was cut, followed by the UK and France, which had declines of more than 10 per...

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