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Building sector ‘dictatorship’ says union

Building contractors are not paying their employees on time, cutting their wages and letting them go say the Pancyprian Federation of Labour (PEO) and the Cyprus Workers’ Confederation (SEC).

Building contractors plea for state support

Costas Roushias, the president of the Federation of Associations of Building Contractors Cyprus (OSEOK), has called on President Anastasiades for an 11th hour rescue of the sector.

State is way behind on building payments

Contractors have accused the Cyprus government of deliberately delaying inspections of works to delay payments; some of them have been owed money since 2008 and the amounts are very high.

Building industry warns of action over new VAT law

The island’s Employers and Industrialists Federation has called for the immediate abolition of the new VAT law, warning that failure to do so will lead to the construction industry taking “dynamic measures”

Striking construction workers threaten further action

The Valentine’s Day strike by workers in the Cyprus construction industry went ahead as planned with the strikers threatening to visit construction sites today to ensure there are no subcontractors working.

Valentine’s day construction workers strike confirmed

Workers in the construction sector have confirmed that they will go on a 24 hour strike on Valentine’s day in a protest against “attacks on wages and benefits from a large number of employers”.

Construction workers threaten strike action

As waves of industrial unrest sweep the Island, construction sector workers in Cyprus are planning the first in a series of 24 hour token strikes on St. Valentine’s Day over the use of cheap foreign labour.

Thousands of Cyprus construction jobs lost

According to the president of the Cyprus Contractors Federation more than ten thousand construction workers have lost their jobs and the industry’s productivity dropped by 9 percent last year.

Developers hope for 2010 recovery

Property developers are optimistic that the real estate sector will recover from the economic crisis in 2010, provided the necessary measures are taken by the government.

Thousands of Cyprus property workers face job losses

AS MANY as 3,000 construction workers in Paphos could lose their jobs in the coming months if there is no turnaround in the real-estate slump, a survey of companies in the area has found. The survey was carried out by ACMA Consultants on behalf of the Paphos Building Contractors Association. It found that out of […]

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