The Supreme Court rejects an application for a mandamus order seeking to enforce an Equality Body recommendation against the English School governing board for failure to respect the Muslim religious holidays.
The Ombudsman criticises the denial of the right to change employer in spite of serious contract violations by the employer; and the dismissal and deportation of a female carer, on the allegation that she was suffering from a contagious disease.
The Supreme Court found that the government was justified in not hiring a person with a disability for the needs of the Cypriot Presidency of the EU, on the ground that the job was very demanding and there was little opportunity for training, guidance or supervision.
The European Commission launches infringement proceedings against Cyprus for age discrimination in the entitlement to work-related benefits by former Cypriot civil servants working in other Member States
The Commissioner for Administration (Ombudsman) finds that the Minister of Health has misled the complainant in believing that he would be automatically included in the hiring process for a new vacancy, thus violating the principles of good administration
The ECtHR ruled against Cyprus for its failure to provide an effective remedy to an asylum seeker detained for the purpose of deportation, since the judicial process did not have an automatic suspensive effect to suspend his detention and deportation pending trial, as required under Article 13 of the ECHR.