5000 employees hired as a result of the extended shopping hours

According to Minister of Labour and Social Insurance Zeta Emilianidou, 5000 new employees were hired in the retail sector since July 2013. Speaking after a meeting of the Employment Committee of the Parliament which discussed the issue of tourist hours, Mrs Emilianidou emphasized that the aim for further recruitment to combat unemployment has been achieved. […]

Cypriots won’t take up hotel jobs

In the middle of the worst unemployment crisis in Cyprus, hotels are struggling to find workers for restaurant services and room cleaning. According to the member of the Association of Tourist Enterprises, Stavros Rossos, foreign labor in this sector which has traditionally worked in hotels has been gradually leaving Cyprus and leaving behind many vacancies. […]