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1. Labour minister's intervention prompts port employees to end strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/labour-minister-s-intervention-prompts-port-employees-to-end-strike

The Minister of Transport's diligent efforts to resolve the crisis among employees in the Operational Department of the Port of Larnaca have evidently yielded promising results....

2. Workers unite as May Day celebrations take place across the island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/workers-unite-as-may-day-celebrations-take-place-across-the-island

Workers across all cities celebrated International Workers' Day this year with various events and demonstrations, led by the Pancyprian Federation of Labour (PEO) organizing marches in every city....

3. Foreign students welcomed into labor market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/foreign-students-welcomed-into-labor-market

Labour Minister Yiannis Panagiotou announced on Tuesday the government's decision to enhance foreign students' access to the labor market, citing its significance in the country's development planning...

4. Scotland's leader Yousaf steps down amidst turmoil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scotland-s-leader-yousaf-steps-down-amidst-turmoil

Scotland's leader Humza Yousaf resigned on Monday, further opening the door to the UK opposition Labour Party regaining ground in its former Scottish heartlands during a national election expected to be held later this year. ...

5. British-Cypriot to challenge London mayor incumbent

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-cypriot-to-challenge-london-mayor-incumbent

We seek the urgent solution to the Cyprus problem and the full, equal and meaningful participation of women at all levels of the negotiation process......

6. Cyprus welcomes foreign workers amidst hotel staffing crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-foreign-workers-amidst-hotel-staffing-crisis

The accord forged by the Ministry of Labour alongside employer and trade union representatives to tackle workforce shortages, especially prevalent......

7. President advocates for innovation centers to pursue commercialization and self-financing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-advocates-for-innovation-centers-to-pursue-commercialization-and-self-financing

Centres of Excellence should pursue commercialisation aiming at self-financing, the President of the Republic, Nikos Christodoulides said at the inauguration......

8. UK Prime Minister confirms delay in Rwanda deportation flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-prime-minister-confirms-delay-in-rwanda-deportation-flights

The Rwanda deportation scheme will not begin until the summer, Rishi Sunak admitted on Monday, acknowledging a further delay to the policy even as MPs and peers began debating it for the final time....

9. Agreement reached on foreign worker policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/agreement-reached-on-foreign-worker-policy

In a significant development, all social partners have come to an agreement regarding the participation of foreign workers in Cyprus' labor market. Labour and Social Partners Minister Yannis Panagiotou announced the breakthrough, highlighting the importance of cooperation among stakeholders in addressing challenges facing the job market....

10. Workplace harassment hits 1 in 3, EU report finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/workplace-harassment-hits-1-in-3-eu-report-finds

A third of sexual harassment occurs in the workplace, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides said at an event organised by Cyprus Workers......

11. Cyprus seeks EU aid amid migration surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-seeks-eu-aid-amid-migration-surge

In response to increased migration flows, particularly from Syrians in Lebanon, Cyprus urges EU aid for Lebanon and steps up surveillance to prevent boat departures, Interior Minister Constantinos Ioannou reports....

12. Interior Ministry clarifies asylum seeker employment rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-ministry-clarifies-asylum-seeker-employment-rights

In a recent statement, Cyprus' Interior Ministry provided clarity regarding the right to work for asylum seekers. According to the statement, all asylum seekers, regardless of origin, are not permitted to access employment until nine months have passed from the date of their asylum application....

13. European Commission flags trade risks for Cyprus economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-flags-trade-risks-for-cyprus-economy

The Cypriot economy is on a sound footing due to solid economic growth and declining inflation, but its high integration with EU and non-EU economies make geopolitical and trade tensions......

14. Labor Minister discusses 'Cost of Living Allowance' for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/labor-minister-discusses-cost-of-living-allowance-for-cyprus

In an interview with Oriana Papantoniou, Minister of Labor and Social Insurance Yiannis Panayiotou highlighted the significant strides made during his first year in office, emphasizing a people-centric approach to governance. ...

15. EAC fined €28,000 for employee's death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/eac-fined-€28-000-for-employee-s-death

The Larnaca District Court has handed down a fine of €28,000 to the Cyprus Electricity Authority for violations of safety and health regulations, resulting in the death of one of its employees and posing risks to others....

16. Cyprus labor costs surge 5.4%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-labor-costs-surge-5-4

In the 4th quarter of 2023, the hourly labour costs (total cost) increased by 5.4%, compared with the same quarter of the previous year, according to provisional data, published by the Statistical Service on Tuesday....

17. Cabinet allocates €11.7M for training and job opportunities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-allocates-€11-7m-for-training-and-job-opportunities

The cabinet greenlit two initiatives on Wednesday aimed at bolstering employment and training opportunities for 1,265 individuals who are currently unemployed....

18. GeSY: €1.58B revenue, €500M reserve, stable until 2031

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gesy-€1-58b-revenue-€500m-reserve-stable-until-2031

The Health Insurance Organisation (OAY) has disclosed that its revenue from contributions to the General Health System (GeSY) reached €1.58 billion in 2023,...

19. PwC: Slow progress in gender equality in the workplace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pwc-slow-progress-in-gender-equality-in-the-workplace

To mark International Women’s Day 2024, PwC has released two studies, the Women in Work Index and Inclusion Matters, finding that global progress on achieving gender parity at work continues at a sluggish rate....

20. ECB considers rate cut despite falling inflation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ecb-considers-rate-cut-despite-falling-inflation

The European Central Bank is set to keep interest rates at record highs on Thursday and take baby steps towards cutting them in the coming months as inflation continues to fall despite stubbornly high underlying price pressures....

21. Minister spearheads operation to curb undeclared labor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/minister-spearheads-operation-to-curb-undeclared-labor

In a joint effort involving the Minister of Labour and Social Insurance, Yannis Panagiotou, along with officials from the Ministry of Labour, members of the Immigration and Aliens Service, and police, a targeted operation was conducted to address undeclared and illegal work....

22. Central Bank predicts 2.2% GDP growth in 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/central-bank-predicts-2-2-gdp-growth-in-2023

The Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC) expects GDP growth of 2.2% in 2023, compared to significant growth of 5.1% in 2022, while for the years 2024-26 it expects GDP growth of 2.6%, 3.1% and 3.2%, respectively....

23. Labour Minister eyes growth and jobs ahead

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/labour-minister-eyes-growth-and-jobs-ahead

The Minister of Labour and Social Insurance, Yannis Panayiotou, notes a common approach for the development of the economy between the Government and the business community......

24. Cabinet extends maternity leave to foster work-life balance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-extends-maternity-leave-to-foster-work-life-balance

In a move aimed at supporting new mothers and promoting work-life balance, Cyprus’ Council of Ministers has given the green light to an increase in maternity leave. ...

25. Cyprus's 2024 holiday calendar unveiled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-s-2024-holiday-calendar-unveiled

In 2024, Cyprus sets the stage for refreshing respites and cherished moments of reflection as holidays align with weekdays, creating numerous extended weekends throughout the year....

26. High dust levels blanket the sky

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-dust-levels-blanket-the-sky

Cyprus is grappling with a surge in dust concentrations, as reported by the Air Quality Monitoring Network of the Labour Inspection Department. Ground station measurements reveal a notable uptick in airborne particles, prompting health advisories and precautionary measures....

27. King Charles diagnosed with cancer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/king-charles-diagnosed-with-cancer

Buckingham Palace announced that King Charles has been diagnosed with cancer, distinct from prostate cancer, which was incidentally discovered during his recent treatment for an enlarged prostate. ...

28. Government raises minimum wage to €1000, boosting income for 25,000 workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-raises-minimum-wage-to-€1000-boosting-income-for-25-000-workers

In a move aimed at bolstering the income of low-wage earners, the Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance has announced a significant rise in the National Minimum Wage, effective this January....

29. Makis Keravnos voices concerns over geopolitical developments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/makis-keravnos-voices-concerns-over-geopolitical-developments

The global supply chain disruption and its economic impact on Europe and the world have raised concerns among Europeans....

30. Faster approvals in just 90 days, Deputy Minister reveals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/faster-approvals-in-just-90-days-deputy-minister-reveals

The average processing time for the guaranteed minimum income (GMI) applications has been reduced by 75%, from 12 months to 90 days, the Deputy Minister of Social Welfare, Marilena Evangelou, said during a press conference on the modernisation and upgrade of the GMI....

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