Friday March 6, 2015 Search
Weather | Athens
20o C
11o C
News
Business
Comment
Life
Sports
Community
Survival Guide
Greek Edition
Police, armed forces secure pledge for salary return

Alternate Finance Minister Christos Staikouras on Tuesday promised representatives of the police and armed forces that the government will compensate them within this year for the cuts they have suffered to their salaries since August 2012.

During a meeting between the two sides in the wake of a Council of State decision forcing the revocation of the pay cuts, Staikouras confirmed the government’s intention to restore the two groups’ salaries to their previous levels but asked for some time for a technical study to be completed by the General State Accounting Office. The latter concerns the effects of the decisions on the state budget.

The government’s plan will also have to be approved by the country’s creditors, and Staikouras told the representatives of the police and armed forces that he will invite them for another meeting later this week to inform them of the solutions available for the coverage of their salary losses.

ekathimerini.com , Tuesday Jul 1, 2014 (23:13)  
Cyprus to return to growth in 2015
Fitch report: Grexit unlikely to trigger systemic crisis
Investors waiting for Monday’s Eurogroup
Germans´ holiday romance with Greece thrives despite political wrangling
Kasidiaris cleared over live TV attack on Communist MP
Golden Dawn lawmaker Ilias Kasidiaris on Friday was acquitted of charges of attempted grievous bodily harm against Communist Party (KKE) deputy Liana Kanelli following a televised brawl in J...
Internal inquiry indicates missing student was bullied
The head of the Dairy School in Ioannina, from where a student went missing last month, was asked to resign on Friday after an internal investigation suggested that the 20-year-old man had b...
Inside News
BASKETBALL
Barcelona beats Panathinaikos once more
For the fourth time this season Panathinaikos failed to beat Barcelona, this time in Athens, losing 81-77 on Thursday and denting its chances for a privileged top-two finish in its Euroleagu...
SOCCER
Iraklis, Apollon and Xanthi in Cup semis
The prospect of a second-division team reaching the Greek Cup final has grown considerably after two out of the three teams that made the semifinals this week come from the Football League. ...
Inside Sports
COMMENTARY
PISA, Schengen, mediocrity and isolation
Greece’s most serious problem is not the economic and political crisis, though it did contribute greatly to it. At the root of our evil lies our great isolation, not only from our partners i...
EDITORIAL
New blood, fresh ideas
New Democracy needs new blood and fresh ideas. Former Prime Minister and conservative chief Antonis Samaras should be credited with keeping Greece on its feet and he is one of the very few p...
Inside Comment
SPONSORED LINK: FinanzNachrichten.de
SPONSORED LINK: BestPrice.gr
 RECENT NEWS
1. Kasidiaris cleared over live TV attack on Communist MP
2. Internal inquiry indicates missing student was bullied
3. Ex-Greek PM takes legal action against HSBC list tipster
4. Pipeline to carry water to Aegina gets go-ahead
5. Greek police arrest Conspiracy member´s brother
6. German Hellenic Business Association offers to pay for PISA
more news
Today
This Week
1. BoG chief Stournaras briefs PM Tsipras on ECB's decisions on Greece [Update]
2. Cash-strapped Greece repays first part of IMF loan due in March
3. Greek and German bruisers limber up for 'rumble in the eurozone'
4. Greece must repay loans in full, bailout fund head says
5. Greek reforms list cites tackling evasion, fiscal savings, source says
6. Greece sends new letter with details on reforms, sources in Brussels say
Today
This Week
1. Greece to make international protest over Turkey reserving Aegean air space
2. The Greek tax drama
3. SYRIZA feeling the pain
4. Varoufakis to make six reform proposals at Monday's Eurogroup
5. The unlikely winners of Greece's surrender on euro
6. Tsipras reversal draws Greek sympathy as party rumblings rise
   Find us ...
  ... on
Twitter
     ... on Facebook   
About us  |  Subscriptions  |  Advertising  |  Contact us  |  Athens Plus  |  RSS  |   
Copyright © 2015, H KAΘHMEPINH All Rights Reserved.