3 things to know about employing in Greece

  1. In Greece, employment can be ended immediately with no notice. However, if you provide the statutorily suggested notice, the statutory severance amount is halved.
  2. 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
  3. 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