European Social Charter

Two complaints submitted against Greece for non-respect of provisions of the Charter relating to remuneration and working conditions

General Federation of employees of the national electric power corporation (GENOP-DEI) / Confederation of Greek Civil Servantsí Trade Unions (ADEDY)  against Greece, Complaints Nos. 65/2011 and 66/2011

[16/02/2011] Two complaints were registered on 21 February 2011. According to the complainant trade unions General Federation of employees of the national electric power corporation (GENOP-DEI) / Confederation of Greek Civil Servantsí Trade Unions (ADEDY) measures relating to remuneration and working conditions contained in Act No. 3899/2010 of 17 December 2010 are in violation of certain provisions of the European Social Charter.

Complaint No. 65 concerns an alleged violation of Article 4 (right to a fair remuneration) of the European Social Charter and Article 3 of the Additional Protocol of 1988 (Right to take part in the determination and improvement of the working conditions and working environment).

Complaint No. 66  concerns  measures relating to the remuneration and working conditions of young people which allegedly violate Articles 1 (right to work) , 4 (right to a fair remuneration), 7 (the right of children and young persons to protection), 10 (right to vocational training), and 12 (right to social security) of the European Social Charter.