Cyprus -Doctors to choose between overtime pay and control over working time -November 07, 2015

The health ministry has said doctors, nurses and other hospital staff will be paid overtime if they agree to use time cards. In an attempt to bring down waiting lists, the ministry is seeking to boost efficiency and work hours. Hospital staff, who had demanded to be paid overtime, have now heard their request will be granted, if they agree to punch a time card when arriving to and leaving from work.


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