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Industrial Relations & Labour Legislation

This involves providing assistance, support and information on all issues relating to human resources and the complex sector of labour relations, collective bargaining and labour legislation:
  • Provides help in the study and evaluation of labour demands before and during negotiations with Trade Unions for the renewal of collective agreements.
  • Assists members in the negotiations with Trade Unions, including the mediation and arbitration stage at the Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance.
  • Represents members in meetings with Trade Unions to discuss labour issues.
  • Offers advice and information:
  • Οn how to handle labour disputes in conformity with the Industrial Relations Code and the Labour Legislation.
  • On the proper implementation of labour legislation: Laws on the Termination of Employment, Social Insurance,  Annual  Leave, Equal Pay, Equality of Treatment, Protection of Maternity,  Organisation of Working  Time, Transfer of Undertakings, etc.
  • On issues relating to work conditions and the work environment, health and safety at the workplace, etc.
  • Offers information/data:
  • On levels of pay.
  • On benefits and allowances.
  • On working hours and shifts.
  • Offers expert advice on Human Resource's related issues:
  • Salaries' Surveys.
  • Risk  Assessment Surveys at the Workplace.
  • Human Resource Studies.
  • Remuneration and Incentives Schemes.
  • Training and Development Procedures and Schemes for Human Capital.
  • Strategic Planning.
  • Employee Opinion Surveys.
  • Employee Handbooks.
  • Employee Performance Appraisal Systems.
  • Disciplinary Procedures and Codes.

OEB also offers advice and information to companies on European Union issues, so that they can adapt quickly and effectively to the "Acquis Communautaire".