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Factsheet for measure GR-2020-12/1758 – measures in Greece
|Country||Greece , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Open ended, started on 15 March 2020|
Supporting businesses to stay afloat
|Author||Penny Georgiadou (INE GSEE)|
|Measure added||04 February 2021 (updated 08 February 2021)|
MYTILINEOS is one of Greece’s leading industrial companies, with activities in Metallurgy, EPC, Electric Power and Gas Trading. From the outset and long before the spread of the COVID 19 pandemic, MYTILINEOS has been following national and international guidelines for prevention and protection of the pandemic, taking strict measures to limit its spread. MYTILINEOS' primary goals were and continue to be:
MYTILINEOS has implemented a number of measures to be adapted to the new situation and face the consequences of pandemic. Between these measures, at the operational level are:
Also to protect and support the health of its people, between the taken measures are the following:
MYTILINEOS provides more than 2,700 direct and indirect jobs. The measures taken in order to face the pandemic are targeting to safeguard: the normal continuation of the corporate activities and the work environment, which is characterised by job security, equality, stability and commitment of employees to the corporate values.
Employees in standard employment
Workers in essential services
Companies providing essential services
|Applies to all citizens|
Company / Companies
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||No involvement||No involvement|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
There is no involvement.
The operational plan of the company is positive as regards the continuation of the company's activities in energy sector and safeguard the health and safety at the workplace.
|Economic area||Sector (NACE level 2)|
|C - Manufacturing||C24 Manufacture of basic metals|
|D - Electricity, Gas, Steam And Air Conditioning Supply||D35 Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply|
This case is not occupation-specific.
Eurofound (2021), MYTILINEOS: Changes to the operational plan to face the COVID-19 pandemic, measure GR-2020-12/1758 (measures in Greece), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/GR-2020-12_1758.html
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