Greek labour law in a nutshell

Greek labor law is quite intricate and extensive, as it is based on a broad variety of sources, including national and international laws, Collective Labour Agreements, working practices and customs, law precedents and individual contracts. Moreover, a lot of controversial changes have been enacted lately as a consequence of the increased pressure upon Greece for reforms. A synopsis of such law is set forth below with a purpose to offering a very short and elementary introduction. The information below refers generally to dependent employment relationships, taking note however that special rules may apply to certain types of dependent work (e.g. sailors).

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Aspects of the marine-labour accident in Greece

It is a sad truth that human activity will always involve failures and accidents. Shipping is not an exception, no matter how strict safety measures are implemented from time to time. This article combines a very short introduction to the marine-labour accident under Greek law with an attempt to clarify, as possible within the scope of a general introduction, few issues that cause confusion.

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