Mediation in potato packing dispute Cyprus
December 04, 2011
The dispute between workers at the potato packaging factory in Vryssoules and their employers will be discussed at the Labour Ministry on Monday. The two sides met at the ministry yesterday and relayed their views to the mediation service. The ministr...
Potato packers in Cyprus on strike over plans for cheap labour
November 30, 2011
Approximately 100 Greek-Cypriot potato packers in Vrysoulles went on strike yesterday against their employer’s intention to sack them and replacing them with EU community workers from Eastern Europe. The strike was organised by workers’ unions SEK and...
Potato farmers on Cyprus on strike: never received promised compensation of government
April 03, 2011
Around 200 potato farmers went on strike yesterday along the Larnaca-Ayia Napa road after still not having received compensation for damage to crops due to extreme weather conditions over the last two years.
Frost damages potato crops in Cyprus
February 09, 2010
Seventy per cent of potato crops suffered extensive damage in the Famagusta district, farmers complained yesterday. Akel deputy Yiannakis Gabriel told reporters the damage caused to crops due to the past three nights’ freezing temperatures had brought...