Cyprus - Contract workers public sector demand equal treatment - June 1, 2019

In a three-day protest hundreds of public contract workers demanded the same treatment as their colleagues with permanent contracts. The workers and their union wanted to speak to the president and ask him why the government does not comply with EU laws on contracting. The union has already filed 100 cases with the labour disputes tribunal and has filed complaints with the EU and the European Parliament. As the government does not seem willingly to compromise the union warned they are likely to start an indefinite strike.

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