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Arrests for Illegal Work in Famagusta

In Famagusta, a recent crackdown on illegal employment led to six arrests by local authorities and labor ministry officials. The operation is part of a larger initiative to enforce labor laws, such as welfare fund contributions and minimum wage adherence, aiming to protect workers’ rights and promote fair competition in the region.

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Enhanced Measures Against Undeclared Employment in Cyprus

The Cyprus government is taking bold steps to crack down on undeclared employment, with plans for extrajudicial fines, increased inspections, and improved coordination between departments. Labor Minister Yiannis Panayiotou emphasizes the need for these measures, highlighting the significant loss of social insurance fund revenues due to informal work. With legislative changes on the horizon, the government is determined to combat the negative effects of illegal employment and ensure compliance with labor laws.

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