3 things to know about employing in Greece
- In Greece, employment can be ended immediately with no notice. However, if you provide the statutorily suggested notice, the statutory severance amount is halved.
- Working hours are limited to 40 hours per week; employers can request their employees work an additional 5 hours which must be paid at 120% of salary
- Greece has 3 mandatory bonuses for staff which equate to 2 months of salary. 1/2 month pay is paid at Easter, 1/2 month pay is paid in Summary and 1 month of pay at Christmas
Employment in Greece