The working-class history of the Republic of Cyprus

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[Appeal for support]
Turkish Cypriot Teachers' Trade Union (KTOS), February 2001. In the northern part of Cyprus, Turkish Cypriot trade unionists face five years of prison each for expressing their thoughts about Turkey. They placed an advertisement saying no to Turkey's money, package, or its civil servants.
Trade unions protest restrictions in Cyprus
ICFTU Online, 21 January 2002. The ICFTU has addressed a letter to the leader of the Turkish Cypriot Community to “express its strong protest on the restrictions imposed on the freedom of movement” on the Permanent Committee of the All Cyprus Trade Union.
Union Mobilization Wins New Collective Agreement in the Hotel Sector
International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers' Associations (IUF), 13 August 2003. Tough negotiating, reinforced by a strong mobilization of union members backed up by strike action, has won a new collective agreement for the IUF-affiliated Cyprus Hotel Employees Federation OEXEV-SEK.
One strike called off, but industrial discontent looms across the board
By Elias Hazou, Cyprus Mail, June 2004. Metal workers called off a strike following last-minute mediation by the Labour Ministry. The strike would have been indefinite and could have set the stage for more drastic measures in other industrial sectors as workers and their employers wrangle over wage increases and social security contributions.