Fines imposed for undeclared work reach €60 million in past year

xrhmataThe Greek state gathered nearly €60 million from fines on companies employing uninsured workers over a recent 13.5-month period.

Every company has to pay €10,500 for every uninsured worker, according to a new measure imposed for the first time in 2013 to combat undeclared work.

According to data from the ministry of Labour, Social Security and Welfare, the Greek state received €59,916,741 in fines from September 15 2013 until October 31 2014.

In October 2014 alone, the Greek authorities discovered 884 uninsured workers out of a total of 9,925 workers from 2,751 companies. These companies were fined €9,391,498.


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