Cyprus - Municipality claim strike rubbish collectors was unreasonable - June 30, 2018

Following the industrial action last month (see our May newsletter), municipal rubbish collectors of the Aglandjia municipality went on a 24-hour strike to protest the privatisation of garbage collection services. Unions are worried about outsourcing the services because private garbage collection companies refuse to bargain with unions. In a statement the municipality says it had asked for the labour ministry’s intervention to put an end to the strike measures. Unions stated they wanted the municipality to rescind the decision and make other arrangements with the workers.

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