Unions demand access to casino resort

Trade Unions are demanding to unionise staff at Europe’s first super casino resort, City of Dreams Mediterranean, officially opened by President Nikos Christodoulides in Limassol. The employer considers it has the legal


Unions push back at foreign worker quotas

Trade unions are furious over the outgoing government’s unilateral decision to increase the quota of foreign workers a company can employ from 30% to 50%. The Cabinet approved the decision during its

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

Pay perks for the privileged

The ball of string around the automatic cost of living adjustment on wages is unravelling. The Labour Minister allows more days for opposing sides to submit their final positions on the dispute,


Taking on the selfish unions

You may wonder, who is Jimmy Hoffa? He was the US boss of the Truckers Union, accused and jailed for bribery, Mafia links, investments in casinos and lavish lifestyle, and subsequently murdered.

Deal on minimum wage hits buffers

The government is adamant about introducing a national minimum wage despite a deepening gap between unions and employers over the terms. Reportedly, Labour Minister Kyriacos Koushos has sent an ultimatum to social