Cyprus -Number of anti-austerity strikes staged -December 15, 2011

In the course of the month a number of anti-austerity strikes took place in various sectors. On 15 December, when the House of Representatives was voting on the government's fiscal consolidation measures, air traffic controllers at the two airports staged a 12-hour strike. On 13 December, workers in the wider public sector including education, who staged a three-hour work stoppage against government austerity measures, demonstrated in the streets of the Nicosia capital.

English: http://famagusta-gazette.com/cyprus-air-traffic-controllers-to-strike ...
http://www.cyprus-mail.com/cyprus/students-and-workers-take-opportunity …

 

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) M.vanKlaveren@uva.nl or the communications officer of the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net. © ETUI aisbl, Brussels 2011.


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