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PFEARFU Reaction on Involvement of Greek Armed Forces in Controlling Cases of COVID-19 at Ports and Airports

PFEARFU expresses the strong dissatisfaction of our colleagues, regarding the announcement of 28 June 2020, through the Deputy Minister of Civil Protection Mr. Hardalias regarding the involvement of the Armed Forces in controlling cases of COVID-19, in ports and airports. We are unable to believe what was initially conveyed to …

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PFEARFU Visit to Evros

Abstract – PFEARFU held an official visit to the region of Evros in order to honor our colleagues who deal with the immigration flows at the borders between our country and Turkey. Our delegation also held meetings with the military leadership and our President announced the board decision, to offer …

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The impact of socio-demographic features on anxiety and depression amongst navy veterans after retirement: a cross-sectional study

Retirement from work may trigger various changes in everyday life that affect mental health. The current cross-sectional study, conducted with 231 veterans, examines the relationship between socio-demographic features and both anxiety and depression in navy veterans after retirement. Spielberg’s State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI) was used for anxiety assessment, and the …

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PFEARFU participated in the Committee of Social Affairs in the Greek Parliament

On Thursday 20 February 2020, PFEARFU officially participated in the Committee of Social Affairs in the Greek Parliament in order to discuss and submit proposals on the new draft law of the Ministry of Social Affairs. Their main proposals were: The military personnel should not demobilised before the required 40 years of …

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PFEARFU held the First Official Meeting with the Greek General Secretariat for Gender Equality

Abstract – On 4 December 2019, the newly established gender equality secretariat of PFEARFU held the first official meeting with the head of the Greek General Secretariat for Gender Equality and Vice-President of EPP Women, Ms Maria Syrengela. The Greek delegation discussed the proposal to institute one special day of leave per …

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PFEARFU Organised An Informative Tour in Northern Greece

Abstract – Between 27-29 November 2019, the Pan-Hellenic Federation of Armed Forces Unions (PFEARFU) organised an informative tour in Northern Greece. The Greek delegation organised a panel discussion in co-operation with the local military associations of Thessaloniki and Eastern Macedonia and Thrace. The subjects discussed were: the salaries, pensions, rank progress of …

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PFEARFU Organised An Informative Tour in Lesvos Island

Abstract – Between 12-15 November 2019, the Pan-Hellenic Federation of Armed Forces Unions (PFEARFU) organised an informative tour in Lesvos island. The Greek delegation met with local political and military leadership. They organised a panel discussion and a workshop in co-operation with the local military association to discuss about the problems …

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PFEARFU Met Greek Deputy Minister of National Defence

Abstract – On Friday, 11 October 2019, PFEARFU held the second formal meeting with the Deputy Minister of National Defence, Mr. Alkiviadis Stefanis. During the meeting the main issues discussed, were the Deputy Minister’s proposal for a new Corps of Non Commissioned Officers, the working time directive, allowances, employee insurance contributions, …

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PFEARFU met with Greek Deputy Minister of National Defence

Abstract – On Monday, 26 August 2019 PFEARFU held a formal meeting with the Deputy Minister of National Defence, Mr. Alkiviadis Stefanis. During the meeting the main issue discussed, was the Deputy Minister’s proposal for a new Corps of Non Commissioned Officers. He stressed that there would be a comprehensive social dialogue on …

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PFEARFU Met Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Affairs

Abstract – On Thursday, 1 August 2019 PFEARFU, one of EUROMIL’s Greek member associations, held a formal meeting with the Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, Mr. Panagiotis Mitarachi. During the meeting the PFEARFU delegation stressed the issues of the working time directive, pensions and allowances for hazardous duties. The …

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