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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. Turkish Cypriots outraged over mufti's call for women to procreate on demand

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-outraged-over-mufti-s-call-for-women-to-procreate-on-demand

A Muslim religious leader’s instruction to women to dutifully accept a husband's “invitation to bed” to procreate has sparked outrage among many Turkish Cypriots, who saw the remarks as an imported encroachment of fundamentalist Islam on their secular community....

4. 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...

5. 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. ...

6. 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....

7. Power cuts averted as energy grid clash rages on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/power-cuts-averted-as-energy-grid-clash-rages-on

Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC) workers' unions announced the suspension of the measures scheduled for Wednesday, after an extraordinary meeting with the Minister of Labour and Social Insurance, Kyriakos Kousios and the agreement to arrange as soon as possible 'and in any case within the next week' a meeting with the Ministers of Energy and Finance on the issues of concern ...

8. 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....

9. 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....

10. 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....

11. 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....

12. 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....

13. 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....

14. Trade unions and employers disagree on national minimum wage parameters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trade-unions-and-employers-disagree-on-national-minimum-wage-parameters

Efforts to come to an agreement on the establishment of a national minimum wage in Cyprus were unsuccessful during a scheduled meeting on Tuesday held by the President with trade unionists and employers' unions....

15. President to finalize minimum wage talks with unions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-to-finalize-minimum-wage-talks-with-unions

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades will meet trade unions on Tuesday to conclude negotiations for the introduction of the minimum national wage in Cyprus....

16. 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)....

17. Union crowd turns violent over strikebreaker bus driver

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mob-turns-violent-over-strike-breaker-bus-driver

A crowd of bus company workers on strike in Nicosia became aggressive after a march on Wednesday, with police officers unable to clear way for a driver who broke ranks and attempted to get back to work...

18. Finance Ministry increases 2022 inflation estimate to 4%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-ministry-increases-2022-inflation-estimate-to-4

The Ministry of Finance has revised an initial 2022 inflation estimate of 1.5% to 4% due to the rise in petrol prices in the midst of the crisis in Ukraine....

19. 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....

20. Cyprus expected to introduce a national minimum wage by the end of January 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-expected-to-introduce-a-national-minimum-wage-by-the-end-of-january-2022

Cyprus is expected to introduce a national minimum wage by the end of January 2022. According to information, the national minimum wage will be set at 45% - 60% of the national median salary in Cyprus which is 1,573 euros....

21. 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....

22. Financial turmoil hits Turkish Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/financial-turmoil-hits-turkish-cypriots

Serious side effects from the lira's plunge–Basic food products are becoming more expensive ...

23. Shorter work week gains momentum in Belgium

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/shorter-work-week-gains-momentum-in-belgium

Belgium could move to a four-day working week, as the government discusses broader reforms of the labor market....

24. Public doctors go on a three hour strike on Wednesday morning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/public-doctors-go-on-a-three-hour-strike-on-wednesday-morning

There will be a three hour strike by public sector doctors on Wednesday, September 29th, from 0800 to 1100...

25. 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...

26. Workers detained as hotel industry scrambles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/five-workers-detained-as-hotel-industry-scrambles

Five people in Paphos district were taken to a police station for questioning after immigration police officers raided a local hotel suspected of employing workers unlawfully...

27. Cyprus wraps up cheese that grills

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wraps-up-cheese-that-grills

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says the registration of halloumi and hellim with the European Union is “to the benefit of all Cypriot producers, Greek and Turkish” following Monday’s designation for the famous cheese that grills but not without protests on both sides...

28. 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...

29. President seeks consensus to relax measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-seeks-broad-consensus-to-relax-measures

Health experts on the government’s pandemic task force met with President Nicos Anastasiades on Tuesday, with reports saying the commander in chief got the nod to proceed with scheduled relaxing of measures but details were still not fully clear...

30. Cyprus struggles to regulate lobbying

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-struggles-to-regulate-lobbying

Debate on a legislation proposal that would regulate lobbying in the Republic of Cyprus will continue next year, when parliamentary elections will be in full swing, after the justice ministry introduced amendments to reconcile transparency rules with realities of politicking on the island...

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