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Archive - Feb 17, 2011

Insurance vultures hover about the victims of Aspis Pronia

17 February 2011 / 20:02:22  
"Attention, misleading phone calls!" was the warning that struck the home page of the association of the affected by the collapse of Aspida. Other insurance companies have begun to seek new customers from the portfolio of Aspis and their sole purpose was to deceive the victims that they would be able to continue their old contracts

More technicians are affected by redundancies in televisions

17 February 2011 / 13:02:15  
Television technicians working with teams outside the studios are most affected by redundancies in televisions. Over the past two years, technicians signed collective agreements under which the 2009 wages increased by 5.6 percent, and they gave up the 2010 wages increase in order the televisions to be able to handle the severe economic situation and not to lay off people.

Prosecutors run after NGOs

17 February 2011 / 11:02:54  
An example of incredible causes supported over the years besides the familiar social problems is the program for growing tomatoes in the Ivory Coast in Africa for which the relevant NGO received two million drachmas or about 700,000 euros more than ten years ago.

The government gave up the tickets, the "I do not pay" movement will intensify its protests

17 February 2011 / 10:02:25  
The stringent legal framework for citizens who do not pay tolls and punch public transport tickets has caused severe responses in the Greek society. In an attempt to soothe them the Greek government classified the violation into a lower degree. This means that offenders will not be sued but administrative fines will be imposed on them.