Wages and salaries are not regulated by law and are generally negotiated by the employer and the employee through specific agreements. However, it is important to note that for certain occupations, there is a minimum wage that is set out every year on the 1st April by the Ministerial Council. The job occupations that minimum wage orders are applied to are:
- Assistant baby and child minders.
- Employees with sanitation and caring duties in clinics, private hospitals and houses for the elderly.
- Nursing assistants.
- School assistants.
- Security guards.
- Shop assistants.
Employment & Labour Law 2017 | Laws And Regulations | Cyprus | ICLG’ (Employment & Labour Law 2017 | Laws and Regulations | Cyprus | ICLG, 2017) <https://iclg.com/practice-areas/employment-and-labour-law/employment-and-labour-law-2017/cyprus> accessed 22 July 2017.