Cyprus -Air traffic controllers call off strike; pay dispute in air traffic continues -March 10, 2012

A strike action announced by small categorial trade union of traffic controllers (ATC) has led to a controversy among the Cyprus trade unions. A bill, which sets a minimum level of work coverage for an essential service, was met with tacit yet cautious approval by the country’s bigger unions, who stressed the bill only applied to air traffic control and not other services. ATC was accused of bad handling the matter by refusing to negotiate with the government and allowing the state to step in and regulate.

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