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Factsheet for measure GR-2020-12/665 – Updated – measures in Greece
|Country||Greece , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Temporary, 20 March 2020 – 15 June 2020|
|Type||Legislations or other statutory regulations|
Reorientation of business activities
– Transfer or redeployment of workers
|Author||Penny Georgiadou (INE/GSEE)|
|Measure added||16 April 2020 (updated 27 May 2021)|
By virtue of the legislative Act 20 March 2020 "Urgent measures to address the consequences of the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus, to support the society and entrepreneurship, and to safeguard the smooth operation of the market and public administration", businesses that have been financially affected as per their Activity Code Numbers (ACN), or their operation has been suspended under a state decision, may transfer staff from a group business to a business of the same group, following a respective agreement.
(Art. 10, Legislative Act of 20 March 2020)
In the context of emergency and interim measures in the labour market for dealing with and limiting the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus, the employer whose business is severely affected or is under ban of operation, may transfer staff from a group business to a business of the same group, following a respective agreement. The list of ACNs is dynamic and more ACNs may be included. Group entities that are implementing such measures are required to maintain the same total headcount prior to the transfer. More specifically and according to the Ministerial Decision No. 13564/Δ1.4770/2020, employers shall submit to the ERGANI platform, the special document named "FORM 4.4 PERSONNEL TABLE FOR THE TRANSFER OF PERSONNEL TO UNDERTAKINGS WITHIN THE GROUP'', within the first 10 days of the month following the one of the implementation of the transfer.
No data available.
Employees in standard employment
||Does not apply to businesses||Does not apply to citizens|
Company / Companies
No special funding required
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 of social partners.
Eurofound (2020), Transfer of personnel to companies within the same group, measure GR-2020-12/665 (measures in Greece), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/GR-2020-12_665.html
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