Cyprus Minister of Labour and Social Insurance Soteroula Charalambous
Minister of Labour and Social Insurance Soteroula Charalambous on Monday briefed the Swedish Employment Minister Hillevi Engstrom on the priorities of the Cyprus’ EU Presidency to begin July 1st.
In statements to the press following the talks, Charalambous said that they particularly focused on some of the EU dossiers of the so-called inherited agenda and especially the working conditions of posted workers and the EU directive on the protection of pregnant employees.
She said that both sides have expressed their readiness to cooperate during the Cypriot presidency.
The Cypriot Minister also said that she briefed her counterpart on the situation in the labour market in Cyprus and the Swedish Minister showed particular interest in the measure the Cyprus government is taking to tackle youth unemployment.CNA
Source: Cyprus Expat