Journey companies as we speak are in a dire place and the Greek state has taken no measures to help them, the Hellenic Affiliation of Journey and Vacationer Businesses (HATTA) mentioned just lately regarding the Manpower Employment Group’s (OAED) subsidize applications for lodge workers.
In July, OAED launched two subsidy applications to avoid wasting working posts in inns.
The primary one goals on the enlargement of the tourism season with a grant of social safety contributions for the rehiring of 70,000 lodge workers of seasonal and all-year-round inns.
The second program goals to keep up 10,000 job positions at all-year-round inns by a grant that might cowl an quantity of the staff’ advantages.
In line with HATTA, the journey company trade ought to obtain an analogous subsidy, as it’s a key issue of the tourism trade. The affiliation requested related measures be taken so journey companies may preserve their workers.
On its half, the Pan-Hellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises (GEPOET) wrote a letter to Prime Minister Yiorgos Papandreou and underlined that journey company workers additionally face seasonal unemployment and that “this discrimination should finish.”
In line with GEOPOET, the prime minister himself had introduced on the 18th Basic Meeting of the Affiliation of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) final April that journey company workers are to be included within the subsidy program.