07 Březen 2007
On 28 November 2006, a special agreement was signed on the future of employees’ jobs at the Port of Larnaca on the southeast coast of Cyprus. The agreement will, in principle, safeguard workers’ jobs after the development and management of the port, including Larnaca marina, are transferred to a strategic investor. The move represents part of a more general development framework plan for Larnaca port and marina, in line with the Design-Build-Finance-Operate (DBFO) method.
04 Březen 2007
Apart from the law on the Protection of Young Persons at Work, Law 48(I)/ 2001 no other special provisions have been made, either by law or by collective agreements, to regulate youth employment, unemployment and working conditions.
18 Únor 2007
On 29 November 2006, a new law regulating the operation of shops and the terms and conditions of employment for shop employees, Law 155(I)/2006 (in Greek, 909Kb PDF) , came into force, following its publication in the Official Gazette. Although it is referred to as a new law, it essentially has as its basis the Shop Assistants’ Law (Cap. 185), as amended from 1942 to 2003. The weaknesses of the previous legislation made it imperative to devise an updated version of the law – a procedure which took almost five years and which was the outcome of constant, arduous negotiations at tripartite level.  http://www.mlsi.gov.cy/mlsi/dlr/dlr.nsf/All/3C44BBC32D40CFCDC22572370033098A/$file/N 155(I) 2006.pdf
18 Únor 2007
On 13 December 2006, public hospital employees who are paid on an hourly basis stopped work for two hours, in protest against the government’s refusal to implement a regulation of the 2004–2006 collective labour agreement.
24 Leden 2007
On 27 November 2006, the first company-level collective agreement was signed between Hermes Airports Ltd and ground service personnel at Larnaca (/Larnaka/) Airport in the south of Cyprus and Paphos (/Pafos/) Airport in the southwest of the island. The agreement, which will be in force for 2007–2008, was signed by a company representative and by representatives of the three trade union organisations operating in the company: DEEKDOKO (Δημοκρατική Εργατοϋπαλληλική Ένωση Κυβερνητικών Ωρομισθίων Εργατών και Υπαλλήλων Δημοσίων Υπηρεσιών), affiliated to the Democratic Labour Federation of Cyprus (Δημοκρατική Εργατική Ομοσπονδία Κύπρου, DΕΟΚ ); the Federation of Government, Military and Civil Services Workers (Ομοσπονδία Εργατοϋπαλλήλων Κυβερνητικοστρατιωτικών & Δημοσίων Υπηρεσιών Κύπρου, OEKDY), affiliated to the Cyprus Workers’ Confederation (Συνομοσπονδία Εργαζομένων Κύπρου, SEK ); and PASYEK (Παγκύπρια Συντεχνία Κυβερνητικών-Στρατιωτικών και Κοινωνικών Ιδρυμάτων), affiliated to the Pancyprian Federation of Labour (Παγκύπρια Εργατική Ομοσπονδία, PΕΟ ).  http://www.deok.org.cy/main.htm  http://www.sek.org.cy/index.php?lang=2&l1=0  http://www.peo.org.cy/
29 Listopad 2006
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28 Listopad 2006
On 12 September 2006, following a difficult round of bargaining – both during the direct talks and at the subsequent mediation stage – the social partners in the hotel sector accepted the mediation proposal put forward by the Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance (Υπουργείου Εργασίας και Κοινωνικών Ασφαλίσεων, MLSI ), and signed a new collective agreement. The three-year agreement, which is effective retroactively from 1 April 2006 until 31 December 2008, covers around 16,000 workers in the hotel sector. However, 4,000 of these workers are immigrants who in practice may not be covered by the agreement, judging by previous violations of collective agreements on the part of the employers in this regard.  http://www.mlsi.gov.cy/mlsi/mlsi.nsf/dmlindex_en/dmlindex_en?OpenDocument
28 Listopad 2006
In September 2006, the Local Authority Workers’ and Employees’ Trade Union (Συντεχνία Ημικρατικών, Δημοτικών και Κοινοτικών Εργατοϋπαλλήλων Κύπρου, SIDIΚΕΚ), affiliated to the Pancyprian Federation of Labour (Παγκύπρια Εργατική Ομοσπονδία, PΕΟ ), called a 24-hour strike in protest against a change in the terms and conditions of employment for some of the employees at the Water Board in the capital city, Nicosia (/Lefkosia/). The change in question was introduced without the agreement of staff.  http://www.peo.org.cy/
28 Listopad 2006
On 30 August 2006, the Central Council of the Pancyprian Coordinating Committee for Temporary Public Employees decided to begin a strike of indefinite duration on 5 October 2006 in protest against the further dismissals of temporary workers in public administration. The Central Council stated that the decision would be rescinded only if the government were to bring the ongoing dismissals of temporary employees to a halt for two months and initiate dialogue aimed at finding a solution to the problem. The general assembly of temporary employees was expected to approve the strike during the last 10 days of September 2006.
15 Říjen 2006
On 6 June 2006, a bipartite agreement on social security was signed by Cyprus and Bulgaria. The agreement aims to provide social protection  for people legally employed in a gainful occupation in one of the contracting countries. Published in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Cyprus  (No. 4068) on 23 June 2006, the agreement was signed on behalf of the Republic of Cyprus by the Minister of Labour and Social Insurance, Christos Taliadoros, and on behalf of the Republic of Bulgaria by the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Ivailo Georgiev Kalfin.  www.eurofound.europa.eu/ef/observatories/eurwork/industrial-relations-dictionary/social-protection  http://www.cygazette.com/