Greek labour law in a nutshell

By Kostas Spaidiotis


Labour legal framework is quite intricate and extensive, as it is based on a broad variety of sources that range from domestic statutes and decrees to International Conventions, Collective Labour Agreements, working practices and customs.

The introduction below refers to Dependent Employment in private sector and should be distinguished from independent or other categories of work. Also, it should be noted that special rules may apply to certain categories of dependent work (e.g. work at sea).