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Cyprus in first places among EU countries in supporting employees

26/03/2021 17:43

Cyprus ranks in first places among EU member states in supporting employees and self-employed via SURE, the Commission`s strategy to protect citizens and mitigate the severely negative socio-economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, EC`s study shows.

A press release by the Labor Ministry says that this reflects the success in the government`s special schemes to protect job positions and the citizens` income.

It says that Cyprus utilize SURE and funding of €479 million through a total of 8 schemes for employees and self employed. The Ministry implements special plans since March 2020 when the pandemic broke out.