Cyprus -Taxi drivers on strike for better regulation -October 15, 2015

Taxi drivers in Nicosia announced a four-hour strike on 20 October. The drivers are calling on the government to address the problem workers in the sector are facing. The list of demands includes the creation of new parking spaces, lower fees for licenses and more inspection to combat competition from unlicensed cab drivers, who are driving down prices. The taxi drivers said that unless a serious dialogue is opened, another 11-hour strike would follow on 3 November.


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