Greeks Work the Longest Hours in Europe

March 14th, 2015
in News, econ_news, syndication

from Felix Richter,
by Niall McCarthy

Greek frustration about waves of crippling austerity becomes understandable when their working hours are taken into consideration.

Follow up:

In fact, according to OECD, Greek workers put in the longest shifts in the EU, putting Germany and the Netherlands to shame. Read more on the Independent.

This chart shows the average weekly working hours in selected EU countries in 2013.

Infographic: Greeks work the longest hours in Europe | Statista
You will find more statistics at Statista


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