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Basic labour law information

Cyprus - Basic laws in NATLEX

01.01) Constitutional law
     Constitution of 6 April 1960.

01.03) Civil, commercial and family law
     Cyprus Companies Law, 1968 (Cap. 113).

01.04) Criminal and penal law
     Criminal Code.

01.07) Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws
     Air Quality Law 188(I)/2002.

02) Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
     Industrial Relations Code.
     Law No. 106(I) of 2011 concerning the Establishment of European Councils of Workers.

03) Elimination of forced labour
     Law N 60(I) of 2014 on the Prevention, Fighting against Trafficking in and Exploitation of Human Beings and Protection of Victims.
     Law revising the Legal Framework regulating the Special Protection of Persons who are Victims of Trafficking and Exploitation and Related Matters (No. 87(I)/2007).

04) Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
     Act No. 48(I) of 2001 concerning the Protection of Young Persons at Work.
     Law N 60(I) of 2014 on the Prevention, Fighting against Trafficking in and Exploitation of Human Beings and Protection of Victims.

05) Equality of opportunity and treatment
     Act No. 133(I) of 2002 on equal treatment for men and women with regard to occupational pension plans.
     Equal Treatment in Employment and Occupation of 2004 No. 58 (1)/2004.

05.01) Non-discrimination
     Law No. 134(I) of 2011 on the combat against certain forms of racism and xenophobia.
     Law No. 42(I) of 2004 implementing Directive 2000/43/EC of 2000-06-29 to combat racial and other kinds of discrimination (Commissioner for Administration).
     Act No 177(I) of 2002 to provide for equal pay for men and women for equal work or work of equal value.

08) Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services
     The Private Employment Agencies Law, No. 8(I)/97.

08.01) Disabled workers
     Act No 127(I) of 2000 to make provisions for persons with disabilities.

09) Education, vocational guidance and training
     Law No. 193(I) of 2002 amending the Laws on Tertiary Education Institutes from 1996 to 2002.
     Act No. 125 (I) of 1999 to amend and consolidate all acts concerning Industrial Training from 1947 to 1980 and to provide for the continuation of the Industrial Training Authority under the title of the Cypriot Authority on Human Resources Development.

10) Employment security, termination of employment
     Act No. 28(I) of 2001 regarding mass dismissals.
     Act No. 104/I 2000. A law to provide for the safeguarding and protection of employees rights in the event of the transfer of undertakings, businesses or parts thereof.
     Termination of employment Law 1967. No. 24.

11) Cooperatives
     Cooperative Societies Law (Cap. 114 and Law 28 of 1959).

12.02) Wages
     Law N 35(I) of 2007 on the Wage Protection.
     Act No. 25(I) of 2001 to regulate the protection of employees' rights in the event of the employer's insolvency.

13.01) Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave
     Annual Holidays with Pay Law 1967. No. 8.
     Act No 76(I) of 2002 concerning Part-Time Employees (Prohibition of Unfavourable and Discriminatory Treatment).

14) Occupational safety and health
     Act No. 89(I) of 1 November 1996 on occupational safety and health.

14.01) Protection against particular hazards
     Chemical Substances Law of 2010 (Law 78(Ι)/2010).
     Air Quality Law 188(I)/2002.
     Act No. 115(I) of 2002 on protection against ionizing radiation.

15) Social security (general standards)
     Law No. 59(I) of 2010 on Social Insurance [consolidation of Acts from 1980 to 2009].

15.02) Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit
     Act No. 25(I) of 17 March 1995 on the Social retirement benefit Act and other relevant matters.
     Act No. 133(I) of 2002 on equal treatment for men and women with regard to occupational pension plans.

15.03) Employment accident and occupational disease benefit
     Act on the obligatory insurance of employers in case of responsability for an accident at work 1989. No. 174.

16) Maternity protection
     Law No. 100(I) of 1997 concerning maternity protection.
     Act No 21(I) of 2003 concerning Maternity Benefits.

17) Migrant workers
     Aliens and Immigration Law, Cap. 105 (1959 edition).

18) Seafarers
     The Merchant Shipping (Masters and Seamen) Laws of 1963 to 2002.

20) Dock workers
     Port Workers (Regulation of Employment) Law, Chapter 184 (ΤΕ.64/96).

22.10) Public and civil servants
     Law No. 1 of 1990 concerning the Public Service.
  
 

  
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