Cyprus -Municipal workers step up their actions -May 18, 2012

The non-payment of municipal workers in north Nicosia has led to a long dispute with no solution in sight. After six weeks of industrial action and refusing to collect rubbish and litter the ‘municipal’ workers union (BES) has pledged the workers to step up their action by cutting water supplies to the northern part of the capital if mayor Bulutoglulari does not respond to their demand for prompt payment of their salaries and adherence to an earlier agreed pay protocol.

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