Republic of Cyprus
Department of Labour Relations


Summer Afternoon Recess

The Shop Assistants Laws
(Cap. 185 and amending Laws of 1979 to 2003)

The Labour Relations Department of the Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance notifies all interested parties that, all shops shall apply the relevant provisions of the Shop Assistants Laws (Cap. 185 and amending Laws of 1979 to 2003) with regards to the summer afternoon recess. According to the Laws, summer afternoon recess shall be kept between 15th of June and 31st August, and its duration shall be between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.

It must be noted that the summer afternoon recess is obligatory for all shops except those located within the limits of tourist areas which were determined by Orders issued by the Minister of Labour and Social Insurance.

06 June 2005

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