Ergani IT system: Greek employment balance positive in April

The balance of hiring/dismissals in the Greek labour market recorded its highest monthly performance since 2001 in April, with a positive 100,246 job positions, the Ergani IT system on wage employment flows in the private sector said in a report released on Wednesday.

The report also showed an increase in the percentage of new hirings for full-time jobs which accounted for 55.6 pct of total hirings. New hirings amounted to 268,072 and dismissals 167,826 in April.

The Labour, Social Insurance and Social Solidarity ministry said the balance also showed a positive 155,826 job positions in the January-April 2018 period, the highest performance since 2001.