Cyta staff to strike over pay

Trade unions at the Cyprus Telecommunications Authority (CyTA) are calling for a 24-hour all-out strike on January 16, a decade after their last labour action, over the semi-state authority’s innovation and restructuring


Police wary Medusa hackers may strike again

Authorities are concerned over an eerie silence from the notorious Medusa ransomware gang who, after a cyberattack on the Open University, demanded $100,000 not to publish stolen data. The ransomware group leaked

Unions call for general strike

Trade unions declared islandwide strike action on January 26, following a deadlock in negotiations with employers and the Labour Ministry over the reinstatement of inflation-linked Cost of Living Allowance (CoLA). The industrial

Wolt delivery drivers on strike

Delivery service Wolt denied reports that its platform could not provide services on Thursday, as drivers took to the streets protesting salary cuts. Although the company denied a disruption to services, its


Lights go out before Christmas

Open-ended scheduled power cuts will begin Wednesday following a Transmission System Operator (TSO) decision to safeguard the stability of the Cyprus grid during strike action. In comments to state radio CyBC, TSO


EAC strike could cause blackouts

The power supply could be endangered by electricity authority staff deciding to pull the plug on six out-of-date steam turbines at the Dhekelia power station that pollutes the environment. In comments to


Government blasts EAC strike as anti-consumer

Cyprus Electricity Authority staff staging a 12 hour-strike Wednesday were accused of exploiting the pre-election period at the public’s expense. Trade unions are protesting the government’s “unwillingness to hire the necessary staff


GHS physios strike over broken promises

Physiotherapists registered with the General Healthcare System staged a two-hour stoppage on Friday in protest of the Health Insurance Organisation (HIO) not sticking to its side of pay agreements. Physiotherapists argue that

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