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Salaries slashed and often unpaid for months in crisis-hit Greece

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In the crisis-hit, jungle-like Greek job market, not only has unemployment reached staggering heights, but salaries are paid with huge delays and sometimes employees are even paid in kind. 

Teachers and hospital staff march during a protest march against job suspensions and hospital mergers on December 11, 2013, in Athens

"Every morning I leave my kids, take my car, pump it up with gas and go to work," says 40-year-old cashier Chryssoula Zarkamela.

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