Government workers up 1.1% in January

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Government workers up 1.1% in January
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By Stelios Orphanides

The government employed 50,621 workers in January, an annual 1.1 per cent or 555 more than in 2017, the statistical service said.

The increase last month was on an 8 per cent annual increase in the number of casual workers to 14,895 which more than offset a 1.5 per cent drop in the number of permanent workers, Cystat said in a statement on its website on Monday.

The number of civil servants rose 0.2 per cent in January to 17,155 compared to the respective month of 2017, Cystat said. The number of staff in education rose 1.2 per cent to 13,383 while that in...


Government workers up 1.1% in January


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