Cyprus - Tourism headed for labour standoff as industrial peace jeopardised - August 31, 2019

Unions SEK and PEO, representing hotel workers, have warned hoteliers that they are ready to take industrial action, claiming that ‘negotiations have come to a dead end after 7 months and there is no point in continuing talks’. The two sides have been in negotiations since the end of December 2018 when the previous collective agreement expired. SEK and PEO sent a joint letter to the labour department of the Ministry of Labour, calling on the Ministry to declare a deadlock in the negotiation process if hoteliers do not substantially alter their stance by the end of the month.

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