Greek workers are set to take to the streets of Athens to voice their anger at the high levels of unemployment and any further austerity. The protest comes a few days after the government submitted its revised budget plan for 2015 to the Greek parliament for negotiation.
The budget, which included no new austerity measures, predicts full-year unemployment for 2014 at 24.8 percent, the lowest since 2012. But with around 1.3 million people out of work and without accounting for a further 3.3 million Greeks who are economically inactive or under flexible forms of work, it is no surprise that Greek workers cannot see an improvement.
via CNBC 
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