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After 6 months of being unemployed

Posted by jo jo1 - Created: 9 years ago
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Posted by deefor - 9 years ago

I signed on for benefit a number of years ago after I was made redundant when the company I worked for sold up to a company out of Cyprus.
I had to wait around 10 weeks before I received any payment and I believe it was around 60% of my last salary. You have to have been working and paying into the SI fund for 6 months before you are entitled to claim.
There is some info already on Cyprus Anglo Info website here: http://cyprus.angloinfo.com/countries/cyprus/cysocsec8.asp

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Posted by cheeky73 - 9 years ago

Hi, Im also out of work.

Its been 5 weeks already since I stopped work, and the boredom is killing me!

Youre right, its very hard out here and no ones seems to want to help. My experience anyway.

I havent signed on, simply cos i dont know where to go. Im in the Larnaca area.

If anyone knows where i go to claim benefit n how its dealt with over here, I would appreciate any advice.


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Posted by kukoo - 9 years ago

i did not know you could sign on here in cyprus?
so it lasts only for six months?
you could try bar/hotel work as a last resort
good luck.