Working conditions in the interwar yearsIn the interwar period the Greek Postal Savings Bank employees were among the hardest working employees in the public sector. Tuberculosis infection was common among them. Their treatment was financed to a great extent by the Greek Postal Savings Bank.
EducationSenior and middle management executives of the Greek Postal Savings Bank were more qualified and better educated than most civil servants. They also earned more.
Trade unions against the German occupation
In the Greco-Italian war (1940-1941) almost a third of the employees were called into arms.
During the German occupation the employees of the Greek Postal Savings Bank took part in major protests and strikes, joining other public and private sector employees. Survival was their major demand. Therefore, they founded a special credit and consumer cooperative.