Cyprus -Agreement on working hours in banking -August 05, 2015

The association of banks has reached an agreement on longer opening hours with the trade unions. According to the agreement, banks will open earlier and close later. The agreement applies as of 10 August and provides that banks will remain open to the public from 8 am to 2.30 pm from Monday to Thursday, and from 8 am to 2 pm on Fridays. Working hours for bank staff will be 7.30 am to 3 pm from Monday to Thursday and 7.30 am to 2.30 pm on Fridays. The agreement will be valid until 31 December 2016.


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