Cyprus - Union plans march to push demands - January 31, 2018

Bank workers Trade union Etyk is planning a march for 1 February 2018 – between the first and second rounds of the election – in a bid to get as many concessions as possible from the government and incumbent President Nicos Anastasiades. At the demonstration – likely to be held outside the presidential palace – the union will again demand full restitution for provident funds that were seized (along with depositors’ savings) in the March 2013 banking meltdown. In recent weeks, the union has received promises from four of the five main (party-backed) presidential candidates, with only Anastasiades holding out.

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