x

Economy

OAED Announces 6,000 New Job Positions Through Labour Subsidy Programmes in October

November 3, 2020

ATHENS — More than 6,000 new job positions were created in the private sector in October through the improved employment programmes of the Manpower Employment Organisation (OAED), an increase of 293 pct compared with the same month last year.

OAED, in an announcement on Tuesday, said that despite the significant impact of the pandemic on the labour market, the absorption of labour subsidy programmes was unprecedented, rising 28 pct compared with the previous record of 4,700 hirings in September. Demand by enterprises for these new job positions is steadily increasing and applications have exceeded 39,000 so far. The Organisation is implementing seven open programmes for a total of 38,600 new job positions with a subsidy rate of 60-100 pct, including social contributions. OAED has simplified participation criteria, accelerated procedures for inclusion, hiring and payment and noted there were no commitments for enterprises after the end of the subsidy period.

RELATED

ATHENS - Greece's primary surplus stood at €1.

Top Stories

Columnists

A pregnant woman was driving in the HOV lane near Dallas.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.

Video

Alberto, Season’s First Named Tropical Storm, Dumps Rain on Texas and Mexico, Which Reports 3 Deaths

TAMPICO, Mexico (AP) — Tropical Storm Alberto rumbled toward northeast Mexico early Thursday as the first named storm of the season, carrying heavy rains that left three people dead but also brought hope to a region suffering under a prolonged, severe drought.

ATHENS – After five years of systematic research, documenting and collecting stories from all over Greece, Istorima, the largest-scale collection of oral history in the country, continues its activity and is enriched with a renewed website with updated series and collections.

For centuries, ancient artifacts, art, and relics have been a topic of ownership, provenance, and morality debates.

LESVOS – The 2nd International ELIA Lesvos Confest (an olive conference and festival) took place at the Vrana Olive Press Museum on the island of Lesvos in Greece May 23-26.

NEW YORK – Pancyprian Association of America issued a statement mourning the passing of Constantine Iordanou, the businessman and philanthropist who was also a founding member of the Association.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. [email protected]

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.