Cyprus -Massive appeal against privatisation -June 13, 2014

A vast majority of employees of the semi-state power company (EAC) have resumed their struggle against the privatisation of the company by the government, with mass appeals to the Supreme Court requesting the repeal of the Council of Ministers’ decision slating it for privatisation.

A vast majority of employees of the semi-state power company (EAC) have resumed their struggle against the privatisation of the company by the government, with mass appeals to the Supreme Court requesting the repeal of the Council of Ministers’ decision slating it for privatisation. Over 80% of EAC employees (1,736 out of some 2,500) filed individual appeals, on the grounds that the decision to privatise violates the constitution.

English: http://cyprus-mail.com/2014/06/13/eac-staff-go-all-out-to-fight-sell-off/   

 

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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