ASEP issues monumental verdict on illegal recruitments
The Supreme Personnel Selection Council (ASEP) has set a precedent with a ruling on illegal recruitments, when it found that…
The Supreme Personnel Selection Council (ASEP) has set a precedent with a ruling on illegal recruitments, when it found that the 27 contract workers for the Municipality of Drapetsona were given permanent post in 2004.
A report in the Ethnos daily reveals that the 27 employees presented false documents in order to have their limited-time contracts converted to indefinite contracts, deceiving the relevant ASEP body and causing damages worth 2 million euros.
This ruling is considered monumental as it sets out a precedent in how other municipal authorities may approach similar cases of illegal contract conversions in the future.
Following its ruling, ASEP has informed the municipal authorities of Drapetsona of its findings and has requested that the contract conversion be repealed. The municipal authorities however have refused to comply and continue to employee the 27 employees.
The Minister of Administrative Reform Kyriakos Mitsotakis is expected to inform the Court of Auditors of ASEP’s ruling in order to suspend wage payments made to the 27 employees.