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01 February, 2023
 

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1. Strike: Trade unions call for COLA agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/strike-trade-unions-call-for-cola-agreement

Hundreds of workers gathered outside the Finance Ministry today calling for the full reinstatement of COLA (Cost of Living Allowance). ...

2. 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....

3. School exams rescheduled to accommodate major strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-exams-rescheduled-to-accommodate-major-strike

Unionized teachers in the Republic of Cyprus have secured a time change for school exams on Thursday so that members can take part in a major strike to demand restoration of pre-crisis wage indexation mechanisms for union workers...

4. First group of asylum seekers relocated to Germany from Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-group-of-asylum-seekers-relocated-to-germany-from-cyprus

Repatriation flights from Cyprus to Germany and France began at the end of December as part of the EU's support policy for Nicosia in the refugee crisis. ...

5. Cyprus' national minimum wage takes effect on first day of 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-national-minimum-wage-takes-effect-on-first-day-of-2023

National Minimum Wage in effect in Cyprus for the first time in January...

6. WOLT delivery drivers: Labor violations confirmed, fines to be imposed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wolt-delivery-drivers-labor-violations-confirmed-fines-to-be-imposed

Following interviews with 94 deliverymen working for an online platform, the director of the Labour Relations Department of the Labour Ministry, Antis Apostolou, said on Wednesday that violations relating to undeclared work and non-licensing to employ third-country nationals have in some cases come to light....

7. Wolt drivers to meet at Ministry of Labor to resolve issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/wolt-drivers-to-meet at-ministry-of-labor-to-resolve-issue

The Labor Disputes Division of the Department of Labor will host a meeting on Wednesday morning to resolve the working conditions and demands of Wolt distributors, who have been on strike since last Monday. ...

8. Romania retaliates against Austria's Schengen veto

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/romania-retaliates-against-austria-s-schengen-veto

Romanians that were looking forward to spending winter holidays in Austria’s many tourist destinations have started calling off their bookings, following Austria’s Schengen Veto, which prevents Romania and Bulgaria to join the Schengen Area....

9. Life satisfaction in EU down in 2021 compared to 2018

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/life-satisfaction-in-eu-down-in-2021-compared-to-2018

The European Office for Statistics, Eurostat, has revealed that citizens of the EU were slightly less satisfied with their lives in 2021 compared to 2018....

10. Risk of power cuts next week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/risk-of-power-cuts-next-week

Due to a disagreement between the management of EAC and its employees, the nightmare of a power outage next week will return in December....

11. Tying up loose ends at Hellenic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/tying-up-loose-ends-at-hellenic

Hellenic Bank experienced several changes in 2022, as it closed outstanding issues while also opening new chapters. Hellenic Bank made changes to its top management, staff, shareholding composition, and labor issues in the fourth quarter of 2022, ...

12. The pay gap between men and women in Cyprus is at 9%.

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-pay-gap-between-men-and-women-in-cyprus-is-at-9

Gender Equality Commissioner Josephine Antoniou said in a message on the European Union's Equal Pay Day that the pay gap between men and women in Cyprus is 9%, which means that women earn 91 cents for every euro earned by men....

13. Workplace accidents decreased in 2020, but severity of nearly 50% not specified

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/workplace-accidents-decreased-in-2020-but-severity-of-nearly-50-not-specified

In 2020, almost 2.7 million non-fatal work accidents resulted in workers being absent from work for four days or more in the EU, while 3,355 work-related accidents were fatal, according to data released by Eurostat, the European Union’s statistical service....

14. Occupied: 30,000 children of mixed marriages are claiming RoC citizenship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/occupied-30-000-children-of-mixed-marriages-are-claiming-roc-citizenship

According to the "MP" of the opposition PTK who raised the issue in "parliament," the number of children of mixed marriages in the occupied territories claiming citizenship of the Republic of Cyprus has reached 30,000....

15. Youth unemployment in Cyprus in 2021 at 14.2%, compared to 13% across the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/youth-unemployment-in-cyprus-in-2021-at-14-2-compared-to-13-across-the-eu

The youth (people aged 15–29 years) unemployment rate in the European Union fell to 13.0% in 2021, from 13.3% in 2020, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the European Union....

16. Unmarried added as afterthought in paid parental leave bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unmarried-added-as-afterthought-in-paid-parental-leave-bill

Cypriot lawmakers this week criticized a bill on paid parental leave after it emerged that unmarried parents were not included in the legislation scheduled to go into effect before the year is out...

17. Candidates concerned over higher rents facing undergraduates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/candidates-concerned-over-higher-rents-facing-undergraduates

Parties and candidates on Monday continued their activities, ahead of the February 2023 presidential elections, with issues such as digital transformation, labor relations, the Cyprus problem and benefits for undergraduate students who face difficulties renting student halls, topping the agenda....

18. 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....

19. 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....

20. Germany to revise immigrant laws to allow more skilled migrant workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-to-revise-immigrant-laws-to-allow-more-skilled-migrant-workers

In the coming months, the German Ministry of Labor will come forward with a proposal to the federal government to introduce a new immigration option for skilled foreigners....

21. 100,000 workers to benefit from established minimum wage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/100-000-workers-to-benefit-from-established-minimum-wage

The introduction of the national minimum wage in Cyprus, which will affect the salaries of almost 100 thousand workers from the beginning of 2023, has turned into a game of nerves but with an almost happy ending....

22. Cyprus' minimum wage set at 940 euros per month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-minimum-wage-set-at-940-euros-per-month

The Minister of Labour and Social Insurance, Kyriakos Kousios, announced the establishment of the National Minimum Wage after the meeting of the Council of Ministers, calling it a historic day for the welfare state....

23. Gorbachev, who steered Soviet breakup, dead at 91

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gorbachev-who-steered-soviet-breakup-dead-at-91

Mikhail Gorbachev, who set out to revitalize the Soviet Union but ended up unleashing forces that led to the collapse of communism, the breakup of the state and the end of the Cold War, died Tuesday. The last Soviet leader was 91...

24. Bicommunal peace event to take place on September 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/bicommunal-peace-event-to-take-place-on-september-1st

Political parties, trade unions and organizations from both sides of the divide in Cyprus stressed on Monday their determination to continue their struggle for the reunification of the country....

25. 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....

26. Lufthansa ground staff strike for higher pay amid inflation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lufthansa-ground-staff-strike-for-higher-pay-amid-inflation

Ground staff at Deutsche Lufthansa went on strike early Wednesday, prompting the cancellation of more than 1,000 flights, and adding to travel disruptions during the busy summer travel season....

27. Discussions on minimum wage in the final stretch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/discussions-on-minimum-wage-in-the-final-stretch

We are entering the final stretch for the introduction of the minimum wage in Cyprus and serious developments are expected next Friday, July 22, 2022....

28. EU rules on work-life balance officially enforced from August 2nd

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-rules-on-work-life-balance-officially-enforced-from-august-2nd

As of August 2nd, all European Union Member States will have to apply the EU-wide rules to improve work-life balance for parents and carers that were adopted in 2019....

29. Deadline to set Cyprus minimum wage moved up to the 21st or 22nd of July

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadline-to-set-cyprus-minimum-wage-moved-up-to-the-21st-or-22nd-of-july

On July 21, or at the latest on July 22, 2022, an agreement will be reached to determine the minimum wage in Cyprus....

30. Amathus' underwater museum ready to welcome its first visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/amathus-underwater-museum-ready-to-welcome-its-first-visitors

The inauguration will take place on Saturday, July 9th from 0830 to 1230. Guests will have the opportunity to participate in the swimming tour at 09:00 AM using their own mask, snorkel and flippers....

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