February 6th, 20191249As was widely expected, the supreme court on Wednesday ruled as unconstitutional, two laws passed by parliament in June last year extending the right to paternity allowance to unmarried men and those not in a civil partnership.
The proposals, submitted by main opposition Akel, extended the eligibility criteria to include fathers who...
June 13th, 20181347The House plenum voted on Wednesday against President Nicos Anstasiades’ referral back to parliament of a bill to grant paternity leave and benefits to unmarried couples.
Twenty-nine MPs voted against the bill, while 15 voted in favour and one MP abstained.
The bill – tabled by main opposition Akel – had passed by majority,...
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