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  1. Greece - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Law N° 4411 of 2016 ratifying the Convention of the Council of Europe on Cybercrime and its Additional Protocol concerning the criminalization of acts of a racist and xenophobic nature committed through computer systems; incorporating into Greek legislation the Directive 2013/40/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on attacks against information systems and replacing Council Framework Decision 2005/222/JHA; introducing regulations on correctional and crime policy and other provisions. - Text in Greek Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-08-02 | Date of entry into force: 2016-08-03 | Date of partial entry into force: 2016-08-01 | GRC-2016-L-104604

    PART I ratifies the Convention of the Council of Europe on Cybercrime, signed in Budapest on 23.11.2001 and its Additional Protocol, concerning the criminalization of acts of a racist and xenophobic nature committed through computer systems, signed in Strasbourg on 28.01.2003 and provides for the original text both in English and French and the translated one in Greek language.
    PART II incorporates into Greek legislation the Directive 2013/40/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on attacks against information systems and replacing Council Framework Decision 2005/222/JHA and introduces regulations on correctional and crime policy and other provisions.
    Article 14 of the present Law regulates labour issues of employees of Detention Centres. More specifically, in its para 1, regulates the hour-plan of working days night work, day and night work on Sundays and rest days, work supplementing the obligatory week-plan and work exceeding the obligatory week-plan, the hour-plan of overtime swing shift for the personnel employed in Detention Centres and in the Service of External Safeguarding thereof during the period from 01.01.2016 to 11.01.2016. Para 2 regulates the hour-plan of work beyond the five working days of the safeguarding personnel employed in Detention Centres and in the Service of External Safeguarding during the period from 01.01.2016 to 11.01.2016. Para 3 introduces an exception for the remuneration due for overtime work on rest days and night work, as well as for work beyond the five working days of the personnel employed in Detention Centres provided during the years 2013, 2014 and 2015 to be paid during fiscal year 2016. Para 4 regulates the covering of the expenditures arising from paras 1, 2 and 3.
    Article 27, para 1 reformulates element 1 of sub-para ID1 of para ID of article 1 of the Law N° 4152 of 2013 (A’ 107) providing for measures tackling and intercepting unemployment. Para 2 amends element 5.1 of sub-para ID1 of para ID of article 1 of the Law N° 4152 of 2013 (A’ 107) adjusting emoluments. Paras 3 to 6 amend the formulation of element 5.2, of 1st phrase of sub-cases (ii), (iii) and (vi) of element 5.3 of sub-para ID1 of para ID of article 1 of the Law N° 4152 of 2013 (A’ 107).
    Article 28 sets forth the creation of 360 new organic positions for permanent personnel within the Manpower Employment Organization (OAED) and regulates issues regarding the allocation of the positions per sector and department and the requirements in the advertising of the posts.
    Article 31 introduces countervailing measures for the extinction of the Pensioners Social Solidarity Benefit (EKAS). More specifically, para 1 provides for the application of the following countervailing measures to the persons deprived from the provision of the Pensioners Social Solidarity Benefit (EKAS) pursuant to the article 92 of the Law N° 4387 of 2016 (A’85), until its final extinction: (a) Full exemption from the participation in pharmaceutical expenditure; (b) In case of discontinuance of payment of the Pensioners Social Solidarity Benefit (EKAS) to both spouses, granting of an extraordinary monthly financial aid to the spouse receiving the lower individual income; (c) Granting of an extraordinary monthly financial aid to the former beneficiaries of the Pensioners Social Solidarity Benefit (EKAS) with disability rate 80% and above.
    Para 2 enacts the following complementary measures for the year 2016: (a) Exemption from the payment of healthcare contributions for persons having lost the provision of benefit amounting to 30 euros and above per month; (b) Granting of a monthly-prepaid card to persons having lost the provision of benefit amounting to 115 euros and above per month. Para 3 sets the date of entry into force of the provisions of the present article as of 01.08.2016 and guides on the regulation of further details related to the measures.

  2. Greece - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Law N° 4354 of 2015 introducing, amongst other, wage adjustments and other emergency provisions for the purposes of implementing the Budgetary Objectives and Structural Reform Agreement. - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2015-12-16 | Date of entry into force: 2015-12-16 | Date of partial entry into force: 2018-01-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 2016-01-01 | GRC-2015-L-102308

    CHAPTER B: PROVISIONS FALLING UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE: Wage adjustments for the employees of the Public Sector, the Local Authorities (OTA), the public (NPDD) and private (NPID) legal entities and the Public Enterprises and Organisations (DEKO) of Chapter A' of the Law N° 3429 of 2005, and other wage-related provisions.

    Article 7: Scope of application
    Article 8: Dissociation between wage and grade
    Article 9: Wage scale and classification of employees
    Article 10: Wage scale for entry into the Service
    Article 11: Time and place of wage development
    Article 12: Advanced wage development
    Article 13: Emoluments determination
    Article 14: Basic wage
    Article 15: Family benefit
    Article 16: Allowance for position of responsibility
    Article 17: Emolument linked to the job description and the position evaluation
    Article 18: Hazardous work allowance
    Article 19: Border area and remote locality allowance
    Article 20: Compensation for overtime work - Compensation for work to attain the standard working hours limit (night work, Sunday work, public holiday work)
    Article 21: Remuneration of collective bodies
    Article 22: Emolument determination for special categories
    Article 23: Emoluments of employees on posting or transfer
    Article 24: Recovery of sums wrongly paid
    Article 25: General adjustments for issues related to emoluments
    Article 26: Transitional provisions - Wage classification and wage development of employees in Service
    Article 27: Safeguarding emoluments
    Article 28: Maximum emolument limit
    Article 29: Monitoring of payroll
    Article 30: Emoluments of the maritime personnel of the Corinth Canal SA (AEDIK)
    Article 31: Adjustment of special issues
    Article 32: Maintained allowances
    Article 33: Provisions maintained in force
    Article 34: Repealed provisions
    Article 35: The date of entry into force of the provisions of articles 7-34

    CHAPTER G: ENTRY INTO FORCE
    Article 46: The date of entry into force of the Law

  3. Greece - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Law N° 4210/2013 introducing adjustments falling under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of E-Governance, amending Law N° 3528/2007 ratifying the Code of Conduct for Public Administrative Employees and other provisions. - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2013-11-21 | Date of entry into force: 2013-11-21 | Date of partial entry into force: 2013-08-08 | GRC-2013-L-100526

    Article 1 repeals para 6 of article 50 of the Code of Conduct of Public Administrative Employees (Law N° 3528/2007), concerning the digital license. Articles 2 and 3 amend article 55 and para 3 of article 56 of Law N° 3528/2007 and article 62 of Law N° 3584/2007, regarding the convalescence leave. Article 4 amends para 14 of article 9 of Law N° 4057/2012 concerning the educational leaves of employees. Article 5 amends para 2 of article 60 of Law N° 3528/2007 and para 2 of article 67 of Law N° 3584/2007 on examination leaves. Article 6 amends para 2 of article 53 of Law N° 3528/2007 and para 2 of article 60 of Law N° 3584/2007 regarding the parental leaves in the Public Sector. Article 7 amends para 2 of article 7 and repeals case b, para 1 of article 165 of Law N° 3528/2007 concerning the simplification of the appointment process for the health certification of the public employees under appointment. Article 8 amends articles 15, 17 and 18 of Law N° 2190/1994 concerning issues falling under the jurisdiction of the Supreme Council for Civil Personnel Selection (ASEP). Article 9 amends para 2 of article 10 of Law N° 3329/2005, as amended by para 5 of article 6 of Law N° 4052/2012, regarding the participation of ASEP in the process of classification and selection of auxiliary personnel in hospitals and Units of Social Welfare and Social Solidarity. Article 10 expands the deadlines set in para 4 of article 35 of Law N° 4024/2011 until 31/12/2014. Article 11 amends articles 80, 81 82 and 93 of Law N° 4172/2013 regarding the status of employees of private-law unlimited-term contracts. Article 12 amends the 8th phrase of case 4, subpara Z1, para Z of article 1 of Law N° 4093/2012, as amended by para 2 of article 91 of Law N° 4172/2013 concerning the positioning by priority of employees with extended families. Article 15 amends para 1 of article 104 of Law N° 3528/2007, and para 1 of article 108 of Law N° 3584/2007, as both amended by case 2, subpara Z3, para Z of article 1 of Law N° 4093/2012, regarding the facultative holiday. Article 16 amends 6th phrase of subpara Z3, para Z of article 1 of Law N° 4093/2012, as well as para 3, article 103 of Law N° 3528/2007 and para 4, article 107 of Law N° 3584/2007, as both amended by case c, subpara Z3, para Z of article 1 of Law N° 4093/2012, concerning the suspension of holiday. Articles 17-19 amend Law N° 3528/2007 on issues of disciplinary and penal nature. Article 20 regulates the appointment and filling of vacancies at the entities of the Ministry of Labor and Social Insurance by persons succeeded in contests proclaimed by ASEP. Article 21 regulates issues of the employees of the Citizen Service Centres (KEP). Article 22 adjusts the placement to Local Authorities (OTA) of appointed employees falling upon the categories of Secondary Education and Compulsory Education, as set by Law N° 2643/1998. Article 23 amends Law N° 3861/2010, as amended by Law N° 4057/2012. Article 24 amends 3rd phrase of para 4 of article 6 of Law N° 2527/1997 on the employment of litterateurs, artists and journalists. Article 25 repeals the following provisions: para 7, article 5 of Law N° 1943/1991 as amended by para 1, article 7 of Law N° 3242/2004; para 8, article 5 of Law N° 1943/1991 as amended by para 2a, article 2 of Law N° 2690/1999; para 2, article 7 of Law N° 3242/2004 as amended by para 5, article 11 of Law N° 3230/2004; paras 9 and 10, article 5 of Law N° 1943/1991; para 12, article 5 of Law N° 1943/1991 as amended by para 3, article 7 of Law N° 3242/2004; para 13, article 5 of Law N° 1943/1991 as amended by para 2b, article 2 of Law N° 2690/1999 and para 6, article 11 of Law N° 3230/2004; para 4, article 7 of Law N° 3242/2004. Articles 26 and 28 amend articles 38 of Law N° 4115/2013 and 34 of Law N° 2725/1999 concerning the entry of distinguished athletes to Higher Educational Institutions and their appointment to public entities.

  4. Greece - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Law N°4093/2012 approving the medium-term fiscal strategy 2013-2016 and introducing emergency measures implementing Law N° 4046/2012 and the medium-term fiscal strategy 2013-2016. - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2012-11-12 | Date of entry into force: 2012-11-12 | GRC-2012-L-99876

    The Law regulates, in its article 1, para B, sub-para B1, issues of pension, insurance, health care and social security contributions of public servants, parliament members, mayors and elective organs of the Organisation of Local Authorities (OTA). Sub-para B2 raises the retirement age of public servants, judicial functionaries and members of the Legal Council of the State (NSK) and adjusts their eligibility to pension and their right and prerequisites for retirement. Sub-para B3 introduces general diminutions to monthly pensions and multiple monthly pensions exceeding 1.000 Euros. Sub-para B4 abolishes holiday allowance and rest allowance. Sub-para B5 sets amending provisions for the computation of the pension granted by the State to unmarried or divorced daughters. Sub-para B9 expands the scope of the present Law to include employees of the Organisation of Local Authorities (OTA) and of Public Entities, the personnel of the Hellenic Railway Organisation (OSE) as well as the employees of the social security agencies competent for the Railway Network personnel.
    Para C, sub-para C1 inserts detailed provisions on the wages readjustment, as well as a general abolition of the holiday and rest allowances granted to functionaries, public servants and employees and officers of the State, of Public Entities, of Legal Entities of Private Law and of the Organisation of Local Authorities (OTA), as well as to permanent officials of the Armed Forces, the Hellenic Police, the Fire Brigade and the Port's Corps.
    Para G regulates matters of competence of the Ministry of Administrative Reform and E-Governance by adjusting issues of personnel transfer and suspension (including suspension in the context of a disciplinary or criminal procedure), of abolition of specialities and positions and of limitations to appointments at the State Sector.
    Para K introduces regulations concerning the Manpower Employment Organisation (OAED), abrogates several sections of laws (Laws N° 778/1999, 2941/2001, 3144/2003, 3385/2005, 3408/2005, 3460/2006, 3518/2006, 3526/2007, 3667/2008, 3717/2008, 3746/2009, 3762/2009, 3996/2011) with regards to the special subsidies of unemployment and the special bolstering of income to unemployment and enacts an increase of the retirement age as well as a reduction of pensions and retirement annuities. It also determines the maximum rate of the insurable emoluments, provides for a replanning for the retirement of the uninsured, introduces a unified system of pension inspection and payment, adjusts the issue of compensation for dismissal against private sector employees under open-ended employment relationships and simplifies the procedures relating to the Employment Inspectors Body.

  5. Greece - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 76, of 18 May 2005, amending Presidential Decree No. 88/1999 on minimum standards for the organization of working time in conformity with Directives 93/104/EC and 2000/34/EC.

    Adoption: 2005-05-18 | Date of entry into force: 2005-05-19 | GRC-2005-R-80096

    Amends the clauses of Presidential Decree 88/1999 on work conditions in both public and private sectors. It determines the minimum standards for weekly rest for different categories of workers, in particular seafarers, doctors, workers in the transport industry, guards, the armed forces and police officers.

  6. Greece - Conditions of work - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Circulaire n° 3392 du 1er mars 2005 relative à la réglementation des congés payés annuels des employés. - Circulaire (en grec)

    Adoption: 2005-03-01 | GRC-2005-M-71089

    Précise les dispositions de la loi n° 3302/2004 du 28 décembre 2004.

  7. Greece - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Décret Présidentiel no 88 du 7 mai 1999 concernant les "prescriptions minimales pour l'aménagement du temps de travail" conformément à la Directive CEE 93/104.

    Adoption: 1999-05-07 | GRC-1999-R-55082

  8. Greece - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté no 724 du 29 janvier 1999 concernant le travail de nuit pendant la semaine, le dimanche et les jours feriés.

    Adoption: 1999-01-29 | GRC-1999-R-55100

    Concerne le travail de nuit du personnel paramédical, auxiliaire et technique durant la semaine, le dimanche et les jours feriés, dans certains hôpitaux et établissements thérapeutiques.

  9. Greece - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté no 11440 du 13 avril 1995 rendant obligatoire le Contrat collectif de travail du 30 mars 1995 portant sur les conditions de travail et de rémunération des conducteurs de véhicules qui travaillent sous contrat de droit privé dans le secteur public et les organisations d'auto-administration décentralisées (municipalités).

    Adoption: 1995-04-13 | Date of entry into force: 1995-03-31 | GRC-1995-R-41603

    Le Contrat de travail collectif du 30 mars 1995 est obligatoire dès le 31 mars 1995 pour tout employeur ou travailleur qu'il concerne.

  10. Greece - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Décret présidentiel 156 du 2 juillet 1994 relatif à l'obligation de l'employeur d'informer les travailleurs des conditions qui régissent le contrat ou la relation de travail.

    Adoption: 1994-07-02 | Date of entry into force: 1994-07-05 | GRC-1994-R-38546

    A pour but d'harmoniser les dispositions nationales avec la directive no 91/533/CEE. Prévoit que l'employeur est tenu de procurer au travailleur toutes les informations pertinentes portant sur le lieu du travail, la rémunération prévue, la durée des congés, délais de préavis et indemnité de licenciement, etc.

  11. Greece - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Décret présidentiel relatif aux divisions "TE" et "DE" des employés des douanes(D.P 188).

    Adoption: 1993-05-05 | Date of entry into force: 1993-05-14 | GRC-1993-R-35300

    Prévoit les droits et les obligations des douaniers. Comporte des dispositions concernant le travail de nuit et notamment le travail de nuit des femmes.

  12. Greece - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Loi no. 1892 sur la modernisation et le développement et portant autres dispositions.

    Adoption: 1990-07-31 | Date of entry into force: 1990-07-31 | GRC-1990-L-20798

    Les articles 33 à 43 prévoient des mesures visant à assurer la protection des travailleurs des entreprises qui connaissent des difficultés financières. Une prime sera allouée aux employeurs qui engagent des travailleurs licenciés pour motif économique (art. 34). Un fonds spécial est créé pour le financement des programmes de réintégration dans la vie professionnelle et d'emploi des travailleurs des entreprises en difficulté (art. 35). La durée de l'allocation-chômage est prolongée (art. 37). Des dispositions sont prises en matière d'emploi à temps partiel (art. 38) et de sécurité sociale pour les travailleurs à temps partiel. Les conventions collectives de travail ainsi que des accords entre l'employeur et le conseil des travailleurs peuvent autoriser, pour une période de trois mois au maximum, l'augmentation de la durée du travail (jusqu'à 9 heures par jour et 48 heures par semaine) pour autant que celle-ci soit ensuite diminuée dans la même proportion. Des dispositions fixent les heures d'ouverture des magasins, et les heures de travail des employés, et d'autres visent le lien entre la rémunération et la productivité (cf. loi no. 1731 de 1987, journal officiel, No. 161).

  13. Greece - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Loi No. 1483 sur la protection des travailleurs ayant des responsabilités familiales et sur les facilités qui leur sont otroyées, et portant modification et amélioration de certaines lois du travail.

    Adoption: 1984-10-08 | GRC-1984-L-1377

    Art. 4 : Interdiction de toute discrimination, directe ou indirecte, à l'égard des travailleurs visés dans la présente loi en ce qui concerne l'emploi et la carrière professionnelle. Art. 6 : Le travailleur au bénéfice d'un congé parental est entièrement couvert par l'assurance pendant la période d'absence du travail. La période du congé parental est prise en considération pour le droit aux diverses prestations de sécurité sociale. Art. 7 : Congé en cas de maladie des personnes à charge. Art. 8 : Réduction de la durée du travail dans certains cas. Art. 10 : Droit à un emploi à plein temps. Art. 11 : Aménagement des congés annuels.

  14. Greece - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Legislative Order to provide for the application of the automatic adjustment of workers' wages and to supplement Act No. 539 of 1945 [LS 1945-Gr.2, 1966-Gr.1] respecting the granting of annual holidays with pay to employees.

    Adoption: 1982-05-19 | GRC-1982-L-10257

  15. Greece - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Legislative Order to institute a five-day week in the civil service and to provide for related matters.

    Adoption: 1980-12-29 | GRC-1980-L-11631

  16. Greece - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Legislative Decree No. 1037, concerning business hours of commercial establishments and the hours of work to be observed by their staff.

    Adoption: 1971-11-11 | GRC-1971-L-16910

  17. Greece - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Legislative Decree No. 941, to amend certain provisions of the Salaried Employees Code [hours of work].

    Adoption: 1971-07-14 | GRC-1971-L-16908

  18. Greece - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Emergency Act No. 436, respecting overtime in public service undertakings and factories [supplements the Decree of 27 June/4 July 1932 respecting overtime.

    Adoption: 1968-06-04 | GRC-1968-L-18288

  19. Greece - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Act No. 380, to declare 1 May to be a compulsory public holidays.

    Adoption: 1968-04-25 | GRC-1968-L-18283


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