Cyprus -Strike at Kofinou slaughterhouse -July 5, 2012

Workers at the loss suffering Kofinou slaughterhouse have gone on strike to draw attention to their unpaid salaries and benefits. The workers have not yet received their 13th month salaries, 29 employees that were laid off earlier have not received their compensation payments and retired workers report not getting their pensions. The minister of commerce has gotten involved in the conflict and promised the redundant workers will be compensation and to do their best for the 13th month salaries.

English: http://www.cyprus-mail.com/kofinou/kofinou-strike/20120705

 

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