|Collective Bargaining Coverage||52%|
|Proportion of Employees in Unions||55%|
|Principal Level of Collective Bargaining||
industry and company
|Company Board Structure||
Sources: see individual country sections; where a range of figures has been quoted, the lower number has been taken
Cyprus has a relatively high level of trade union organisation – between 55% to 58% according to government statistics. There are two major trade union confederations, the PEO and the SEK, and a smaller one DEOK, as well as important autonomous unions representing public sector workers, bank employees and teachers.more ...
Employees elect representatives for health and safety issues, and in workplaces with as few as five employees it is obligatory to elect someone. In workplaces with 10 or more employees these elected representatives sit on a safety committee. Their powers are consultative and advisory but they can call in the national inspectorate if needed.more ...
* The section deals only with the area controlled by the officially recognised government of Cyprus, the Greek-Cypriot south of the island.