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29 September, 2022
 

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1. EU to set new rules on minimum wage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-set-new-rules-on-minimum-wage

The need for the immediate adoption of an adequate minimum wage that will allow employees to live with dignity was discussed by the Plenary of the European Parliament on Tuesday, which is expected to vote on a relevant directive on Wednesday....

2. Job vacancies up by an annual 50% in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/job-vacancies-up-by-an-annual-50-in-cyprus

Job vacancies in the Cypriot labor market rose by 3,716 or by 50.2% in the second quarter of 2022 with the job vacancy rate amounting to 2.7%....

3. Cyprus unemployment rate at 6.8% in 2nd quarter of 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-unemployment-rate-at-6-8-in-2nd-quarter-of-2022

The unemployment rate in Cyprus was 6.8% of the labor force in the 2nd quarter of 2022, recording a decrease of 1.6% compared to the corresponding quarter of 2021....

4. EU states facilitating employment of third country nationals to ease labor shortage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-states-facilitating-employment-of-third-country-nationals-to-ease-labor-shortage

The European Union’s population is aging. The factors behind this phenomenon are many, but the declining fertility rates and the increased life expectancy, along with migration to countries like the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia, are the main ones....

5. July unemployment down 25% compared to same period in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/july-unemployment-down-25-compared-to-same-period-in-2021

Unemployment in Cyprus decreased by 25.4% in July 2022, compared to the same month of 2021. According to data published by the Statistical Service on Wednesday, the unemployed persons, registered at the District Labour Offices on the last day of July 2022, reached 14,145 persons, down from 18,950 registered in July 2021....

6. 28.8% of Cyprus’ total labor force in 2021 were immigrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/28-8-of-cyprus-total-labor-force-in-2021-were-immigrants

Total immigrants in the Cyprus labor market in 2021 amounted to 180,344 corresponding to 28.8% of Cyprus’ total labor force, the Statistical Service of Cyprus (Cystat) has said....

7. Christodoulides the undisputed favorite in the race for the presidency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-the-undisputed-favorite-in-the-race-for-the-presidency

Nikos Christodoulidis remains the undisputed favorite in the presidential election race, according to a Symmetron poll for "Kathimerini"....

8. Unemployment down 53.8% from last year, but up 16.5% from last month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/unemployment-down-53-8-from-last-year-but-up-16-5-from-last-month

The number of registered unemployed persons at the end of June 2022 decreased by 53.8% compared to June 2021, based on (actual) data kept at the Provincial Labour Offices, falling to 12,332....

9. Petrides: A new era of uncertainty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/petrides-a-new-era-of-uncertainty

Uncertainty is the only certain thing in the new era we are entering, said Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides addressing the 14th Congress of the Free Trade Unions of Semi-Governmental Organizations (OHO-SEK)....

10. US Fed raises interest rates by .75%, largest hike in 30 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-fed-raises-interest-rates-by-75-largest-hike-in-30-years

The US central bank has announced its biggest interest rate rise in nearly 30 years as it ramps up its fight to rein in soaring consumer prices....

11. Number of registered unemployed persons drops by over 66% in May

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/number-of-registered-unemployed-persons-drops-by-over-66-in-may

The number of unemployed persons, registered at the District Labour Offices registered a steep drop in May declining to 10,586 persons, marking an annual reduction of 66.2%....

12. Cyprus' unemployment rate down from 8.4% to 5.4% compared to last year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-unemployment-rate-down-from-8-4-to-5-4-compared-to-last-year

The seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate in Cyprus reached 5.4% in April 2022, decreasing from 5.8% last month and from 8.4% in April 2021, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union....

13. EC projects economic slowdown and rising inflation in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-projects-economic-slowdown-and-rising-inflation-for-cyprus

The European Commission has revised its economic projections for Cyprus citing a downward trend due to the effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the associated sanctions against Moscow on the island’s tourist and services sector....

14. Anastasiades: The protection of employees' rights is a priority

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-the-protection-of-employees-rights-is-a-priority

President Nicos Anastasiades on Sunday listed a number of government policies and strategies as well as decisions in favor of laborers, as he addressed an event organized by trade union SEK in honor of Labor Day at the village of Amiantos....

15. 'The Cypriot economy must be diversified'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-cypriot-economy-must-be-diversified

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission met virtually with the Cypriot authorities on March 11–28, 2022 to discuss recent economic developments and policy priorities....

16. Lagarde: Cyprus will be affected by inflation and rising energy costs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lagarde-cyprus-will-be-affected-by-inflation-and-rising-energy-costs

Cyprus will be affected by inflationary pressures and higher energy costs due to its dependence on oil imports for electricity generation, according to European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde....

17. The Med gets first offshore wind farm as Italy vows energy revolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-med-gets-first-offshore-wind-farm-as-italy-vows-energy-revolution

The Mediterranean's first offshore wind farm is rising from the shallows off Italy, its turbines a symbol of hope for a Europe suffering an energy crisis exacerbated by war....

18. Finance Minister concerned over rising energy and grain prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-minister-concerned-over-rising-energy-and-grain-prices

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said today that he is concerned about the rising prices of grain and energy and the possibility of 'stagflation', but excluded the possibility of the Cypriot economy slipping into recession....

19. Unemployed persons in Cyprus increased to 15,364 in February

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unemployed-persons-in-cyprus-increased-to-15-364-in-february

Officially registered unemployed persons reached 15,364 in February, according to data from the District Labour Offices....

20. Ministry of Labor: Job interviews begin on Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-of-labor-job-interviews-begin-on-thursday

Employment interviews conducted by the Ministry of labor will begin this Thursday and Friday. The move aims to match job seekers to prospective employers and is part of an effort to meet the needs of the hotel industry in Limassol and Paphos, provinces that seem to be facing the biggest staffing shortages....

21. Op-ed: The two trends for working time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-two-trends-for-working-time

In the discussion about the time we dedicate to our work, a turn of 180 degrees has taken place and this is mainly due to the pandemic....

22. Pandemic to ‘spell end of tax privileges for billionaires’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/pandemic-to-‘spell-end-of-tax-privileges-for-billionaires

Thomas Piketty is one of the most famous economists in the world. His weighty tomes on inequality and its dangerous consequences for global capitalism have been widely praised by other stars of the dismal science, like Paul Krugman and Robert Solow. ...

23. Eurostat: Unemployment at 6.4% in Cyprus in December

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/eurostat-unemployment-at-6-4-in-cyprus-in-december-at-6-4-in-the-eu-and-at-7-0-in-the-eurozone

In December 2021 seasonally-adjusted unemployment rates dropped to 7.0% and 6.4% in the eurozone and the EU respectively, recording a slight decrease compared to November and more significantly compared to last year, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union....

24. Cyprus economy grew by 5.7% in 2021 according to Eurostat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-economy-grew-by-5-7-in-2021-according-to-eurostat

The continued high rate of growth in the fourth quarter of 2021 confirms the resilience and dynamism showed by the Cypriot economy and the soundness of our policies, boosting expectations for further growth in 2022, Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said on Tuesday....

25. Cypriot economy will continue to recover output lost during 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cypriot-economy-will-continue-to-recover-output-lost-during-2020

The Cypriot economy in 2021 recovered the output lost during the 2020 COVID crisis and will continue to grow with an average 3.7% in the years 2022 – 2024, the Central Bank of Cyprus expects, according to its economic bulletin, stressing that risks to the baseline scenario are balanced albeit slightly upside concerning inflation....

26. End of an era: Merkel bows out after 16 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/end-of-an-era-germany-s-merkel-bows-out-after-16-years

Angela Merkel was assured of a place in the history books as soon as she became Germany’s first female chancellor on Nov. 22, 2005...

27. Former South African President F.W. de Klerk dead at 85

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-south-african-president-f-w-de-klerk-dead-at-85

South Africa's last white president F.W. de Klerk, who died on Thursday aged 85, stunned the world when he scrapped apartheid and negotiated a peaceful transfer of power to a Black-led government under Nelson Mandela....

28. Rule stickler mayor left hanging with stroke of pen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rule-stickler-mayor-left-hanging-with-stroke-of-pen

President Nicos Anastasiades used the stroke of a pen on Wednesday to block the closure of a department store in Paphos, a move that left the town’s mayor hanging after he had warned his municipality would not tolerate illegal operations without permits...

29. The pandemic adversely affected students' mental health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/the-pandemic-adversely-affected-students-mental-health

The effects of the Covid-19 disease pandemic on the quality of life and mental health of students in Cyprus are recorded in a study published in September 2021 by the Frederick University Mental Resilience Research Unit....

30. One quarter of the population on the verge of poverty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-quarter-of-the-population-on-the-verge-of-poverty

According to a statement by Cypriot Network Against Poverty, 24% of the population of Cyprus is on the verge of poverty, which means 200 citizens will soon cross the poverty line....

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