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

English School teachers to go on strike

Nicosia’s prestigious English School staff have threatened industrial action over the dismissal of three unionised teachers, with authorities worried as the new academic year is approaching. Following a protest outside the parliament

Hellenic Bank staff to strike 31 May

Cyprus’ banking system is facing disruption after Hellenic bank staff announced they would stage a 24-hour warning strike next week over redundancies. The strike, scheduled for 31 May by the banking employees

Cyprus banks brace for strike action

Cyprus banks are worried over growing tension between Hellenic Bank and its employees as the sector heads for strikes following HB’s decision to make 350 staff redundant. Hellenic, Cyprus’ second-largest commercial bank,

Banking sector faces industrial action

The banking sector is in choppy waters after employees backed their union to strike over Hellenic Bank’s intention to make 350 staff redundant, while Bank of Cyprus is also cutting branches. The