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1. The climb to success in the public sector pay scale

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-climb-to-success-in-the-public-sector-pay-scale

The Ministry of Finance has officially disclosed the main provisions of the agreement reached with trade unions PASYDY and FCC, outlining significant salary advancements for public and broader public sector employees, including those within Local Government Authorities. ...

2. In the face of unions and GESY, where are our politicians?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/in-the-face-of-unions-and-gesy-where-are-our-politicians

The conflict between OKYpY and guilds is an undeniably political matter. It should be addressed as such if we wish to identify the political figures involved. ...

3. Health Minister to mediate labor dispute with state Health Services Agency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-to-mediate-labor-dispute-with-state-health-services-agency

Cyprus' Minister of Health, Dr. Poppy Kanari, is set to hold separate meetings with trade unions and the State Health Services Agency (OKYpY) to address a dispute arising from the Agency's failure to negotiate a collective agreement for staff employed under personal contracts, according to the Cypriot Ministry of Health....

4. Hospital workers stage strike for better conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hospital-workers-stage-strike-for-better-conditions

On Tuesday, the unions representing SEK, PEO, DEOK, PASYDY, PASYNO, and PASYKI collectively rejected the new proposal put forth by OKYPY regarding the collective agreement....

5. Healthcare workers demand collective contract in eight-hour strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/healthcare-workers-demand-collective-contract-in-eight-hour-strike

In a resolute move, employees of the Organization of State Health Services (OKYS) are set to conduct an eight-hour strike on October 25, 2023, from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm, in a bid to push for a collective employment contract. The strike, which involves various professional groups within the organization, is being organized by trade unions DEK, PEO, DEEC, PASYDY, PASYNO, and PASYKI. ...

6. Strongest work-from-home rights for Australians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strongest-work-from-home-rights-for-australians

Before COVID-19 sent one-third of the global workforce home, the Melbourne property surveyor that employs drone operator Nicholas Coomber called its 180-strong staff into the office every day at 9 a.m. to hand out assignments....

7. Hollywood artists unite in historic strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hollywood-artists-unite-in-historic-strike

Leaders of Hollywood’s actors’ union voted Thursday to join screenwriters in the first joint strike in more than six decades, shutting down production across the entertainment industry after talks for a new contract with studios and streaming services broke down....

8. The safety of distributors is under the microscope

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-safety-of-distributors-is-under-the-microscope

Distributors of food delivery platforms continued to demand better working conditions three months after strikes began and consultations began to establish a framework of conditions....

9. Protests continue as Macron stands firm on pension reform

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protests-continue-as-macron-stands-firm-on-pension-reform

French workers angry with President Emmanuel Macron and his plan to raise the pension age blocked access to a terminal at Paris' main airport on Thursday as part of a nationwide day of protests, forcing some travelers to get there on foot....

10. Labor unrest in the midst of an election - today's strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/labor-unrest-in-the-midst-of-an-election-today-s-strike

Despite the unions' categorical assurances that the strike on Thursday has nothing to do with the current election period, the three-hour strike measures will de facto be butter on the election agenda of candidates who do not come from the government sector....

11. Health Minister says flu cases under control

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-says-flu-cases-under-control

On the "Diaspora News" program of "Spor FM 95.0," Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantelas discussed the flu cases in Cyprus. According to the ministry's official data, six flu-related deaths have been reported since December 1, of which four involved elderly residents of nursing homes....

12. NHS nurses walk out in first strike in over a century

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nhs-nurses-walk-out-in-first-strike-in-over-a-century

Nurses across much of the UK launched a historic strike on Thursday, as they walked out of hospitals and onto picket lines after several years of falling pay and declining standards left the country’s nationalized health care system in a state of crisis....

13. Employing Turkish Cypriots in ROC can play a key role in reunification

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/employing-turkish-cypriots-in-roc-can-play-a-key-role-in-reunification

In a letter to Nicosia, the European Commission is calling for the upgrading of skills and the promotion of Turkish Cypriots in specific sectors of employment in the Republic of Cyprus, hoping that such a development will create a win-win situation....

14. Mario Nava: 'Energy can strengthen the connection between the two communities'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mario-nava-energy-can-strengthen-the-connection-between-the-two-communities

In an interview with Kathimerini, Mario Nava touches on a number of issues with regard to the Cyprus Problem, including how trade between the two communities is the only answer to smuggling, the progress in the implementation of the Halloumi case and the role of the EU in future Cyprus talks....

15. Afternoon clinics already behind on launch day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-afternoon-clinics-already-behind-on-launch-day

Afternoon working hours for clinics in state hospitals went into effect Monday, as part of health reform in the Republic of Cyprus, but officials warned outpatient and surgery departments still had a backlog to go through due to the pandemic...

16. Hospital evening working hours begin September 5th

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hospital-evening-working-hours-begin-september-5th

Everything is ready for the launch of the evening work hours program in public hospitals that will begin on September 5, the spokesperson of the State Health Services Organisation (OKYPY), Charalambos Charilaou, told CNA....

17. Cabinet appointment signals GESY wars not over

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-appointment-signals-gesy-wars-not-over

All hell broke loose this week in the health sector of the Republic of Cyprus, after a heart doctor not liked by unions was given a seat on the board of the Health Insurance Organization, signaling core debates about whether the state should stick to uniform rules or expand its single-payer philosophy...

18. Critics furious over ‘gynic rules’ for Green Line cops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-furious-over-‘gynic-rules-for-green-line-cops

Rules referring to gynecological restrictions for female border cops in Cyprus are raising eyebrows, with critics crying foul over the measure while ridiculing the lack of mental evaluation for gun possession...

19. 'Test to stay' to be implemented on teachers beginning March 14

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/test-to-stay-to-be-implemented-on-teachers-beginning-march-14

The "test to stay" program will be introduced to teachers of elementary and high schools in the public and private sector, following a decision by the Cabinet on Wednesday. It comes into force beginning March 14....

20. Relaxation of measures to begin next week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/relaxation-of-measures-to-begin-next-week

New covid measures have been announced today following the meeting of the Minister of Health and the Scientific Advisory Committee this morning. ...

21. 'Nicosia General Hospital is not understaffed'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-general-hospital-is-not-understaffed

The current situation in the intensive care unit (ICU) of the Nicosia general hospital treating patients with coronavirus is not due to understaffing but because of staff absences due to Covid-19, spokesperson of the state health services organization (SHSO) Charalambos Charilaou told CNA on Monday....

22. Sajid Javid’s axing of all Covid restrictions draws warnings from NHS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sajid-javid-s-axing-of-all-covid-restrictions-draws-warnings-from-nhs

The government has pledged to abolish almost every existing Covid restriction over the coming weeks in England and “get life completely back to normal”, a course popular with Conservative MPs but which immediately prompted stark warnings from health groups....

23. Britain: Rubbish isn't collected, supermarkets shelves are empty and councils slash services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-rubbish-isn-t-collected-supermarkets-shelves-are-empty-and-councils-slash-services

The UK's self-isolation 'farce' means at least 1million people are now stuck at home - crippling many critical services with supermarket shelves emptying, trains canceled, bin collections axed, council services slashed and up to 25 percent of care home staff off work and one in ten NHS staff off sick....

24. Member of scientific committee sees enormous COVID spread if schools reopen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/member-of-scientific-committee-sees-enormous-covid-spread-if-schools-reopen

"If schools reopen on January 10th there will be an enormous spread of COVID-19", Dr. Petros Karayiannis, member of the scientific committee on the pandemic told the Cyprus News Agency while expressing the hope that during tomorrow`s meeting with the Health Minister, the right decisions will be made....

25. New health measures in effect as of today, Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-health-measures-in-effect-as-of-today-wednesday

New measures to contain the spread of Covid-19 and the Omicron variant are in effect as of Wednesday in Cyprus....

26. New health measures announced today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-health-measures-announced-today

The Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipandela, held a press conference today to announce new mandatory health measures in order to limit the spread of the coronavirus....

27. Mandatory vaccination of NHS workers in England from spring

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mandatory-vaccination-of-nhs-workers-in-england-from-spring

The British government is expected to announce later in the day that front-line staff of the NHS National Health Service in England will be required to have been vaccinated against coronavirus by April....

28. Crunch time as hospital admissions reach high

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crunch-time-as-hospital-admissions-reach-high

Worst case scenarios and emergency staffing are once again the topic of discussion among health experts in Cyprus, with hospitalizations reaching new records for summer at a time when medics are taking vacation...

29. Cypriot health minister wants to leave post

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-health-minister-to-step-down

Cypriot Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou does not intend to remain in his current position after a Cabinet reshuffle expected to be announced next week, confirming earlier rumors that he wanted to step down following a tortuous run during the pandemic...

30. Power outage refuels reform debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/power-outage-refuels-reform-debate

A technical failure in the Vasilikos power plant was quickly restored Thursday morning, after rendering areas all over the Republic of Cyprus without electricity at a time when unions are up in arms over reforms in the industry...

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