Response by the Greek Ombudsman to a report on discrimination against foreign workers

The Greek Ombudsman’s response to a report submitted in February by SolidarityNow and the organization Generation 2.0 Red is being published, regarding the unacceptable discrimination against foreign workers, legally residing in Greece, who enjoy – undoubtedly – fewer benefits than Greek nationals, even though they pay the same social security fees.

The Ombudsman fully justifies both NGOs by considering that the provisions of existing insurance legislation conflict with the principle of equal treatment since they result in different treatment with mere criterion the nationality, without any justification for the deviation, and calls on the EFKA to submit their views ASAP because of the urgency of the matter.

Full text here (in GR)