Labour law

Health and Safety at Workplace

Notification of Work Accidents to the competent Authority Introduction New regulations concerning the reporting of Accidents and Dangerous Occurrences came into effect on the 7/12/2007. These new Regulations named as “The Safety and Health at Work (Accidents and Dangerous Occurrences Notification) Regulations of 2007 (P.I. 531/2007)” have substituted the previous “Accidents and Occupational Diseases (Notification) Law, Section 176”. What is defined as “accident”? According to the above mentioned Regulations, the term “Accident” is defined as a discrete event which causes physical or mental harm or loss of life to: READ MORE

Employment of Students from Third Countries

Foreign students in Cyprus may now work in paid activity: According to a recent law, which follows a directive of the European Union, students who are nationals of third countries may now work in Cyprus, in paid economic activity, under certain conditions and for certain kinds of work. Students of recognized universities or university programs are allowed to work up to 20 hours per week, in specific occupations and specified sectors of economic activity. READ MORE