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New protection measures for delivery workers

A new ministerial decision bring additional measures to protect workers at the sector of delivery services.

The new measures include obligations on both sides, from proper maintenance and insurance of motorbikes to proper equipment provided by employees including helmets and full-length waterproof jackets.

These are “protection rules that will save lives of delivery employees,” Infrastructure and Transport Minister Christos Staikouras said about the new joint ministerial decision on Monday.

Besides that Infrastructure Ministry, the decision was co-signed by the ministries of Labor and Citizen Protection.

“Our greatest priority and obligation as a state is to guarantee the health and safety of all citizens. The hard-working delivery employees acquire yet another strong institutional framework of protection,” Staikouras added.

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