Cyprus - Unions refuse reform cost of living allowance - March 21, 2010

On 20 March, the joint unions announced not to be prepared to accept a reform of the Cost of Living Allowance (CoLA) or any other government measures which will negatively affect the standard of living of employees, and more in particular those in the lowest wage bracket. Representatives of the three major union federations, PEO, SEK and DEOK, made the statement in response to the government’s proposed austerity measures.




This article was published in the Collective Bargaining Newsletter. It aims to facilitate information exchange between trade unions and to support the work of ETUC's collective bargaining committee. For more information, please contact the editor Maarten van Klaveren, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) You may find further information on the ETUI, and on the AIAS at © ETUI aisbl, Brussels 2009.

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