Latest in Tag: labour Highlight
Latest in Tag: labour
Workers movements and political parties express disappointment with Minister of Manpower
After hours of negotiations the minister told the workers they would get a response within 10 days
Labour law amendments allows workers to strike
The National Council for Wages decided in a meeting to review the national wage policy and problems afflicting the labour market
The International Labour Organisation blacklisted Egypt for failing to comply with international agreements
According to the report, issued ahead of the World Day Against Child Labour on 12 June, the number of working children between the ages of five and 17 is 1.59m, or 9.3% of all children.
Petrojet employees were allegedly dismissed when their contracts expired
A salary survey by Bayt.com and YouGov finds that 17% of employees expect a raise of more than 15% in 2013
Workers refuse to suspend their strike until their demands are met
Egyptian factory workers lose their jobs after demanding their rights, says ECESR
Threatened by punishments, workers attempt to legalise their work status
Hundreds call for labour reform at the Shura Council and Tahrir Square
Misr Al-Qawia calls for labour reform
The downfall of Hosni Mubarak’s was realised in part thanks to Egypt’s labour movement. Despite this pivotal role, under the new regime, the status of workers has not changed much due because of political and economic forces. The new regime seems to be following Mubarak’s footsteps in handling the workers’ activism through security repression and unfair laws. The labour movement is being challenged daily; however workers are refusing to give up.
Students give authorities an ultimatum of 48 hours to meet their demands; Muslim Brotherhood students outline their demands in separate statement
NSF youth announce march to Shura Council on Labour Day as president meets with manpower minister on Sunday
Shabakat workers accuse their company of misusing public funds
Labourers will march to Shura Council to demand their rights
The Revolutionary Socialists and the Press Syndicate’s Freedoms Committee organised a press conference to listen to the demands of workers.
Hamdeen Sabahy meets with high-level government officials in Tunis
Seasonal contractors are blocking entrances demanding fulltime positions at the power plant they built
EGYPT’S BUDGET DEFICIT: WHY NO ONE WANTS CUTS By Farah Halime, Rebel Economy While many people generally agree that governments faced with deficits must cut spending, most do not like cuts to specific programmes. It’s the same everywhere, not least in the US where a national survey found that for 18 of 19 programs tested, the majority wanted either …
The recent history of Egypt’s labour force under Mubarak and SCAF points to an uncertain future if the status quo does not change under Morsi
Work had resumed in the factory after striking workers signed an agreement with the owner, only to find he had reported them to the police
Original sin: Where did Arab economies go wrong?
Labour force survey for Q4 2012 reveals growing rate of unemployment
The Jordanian government agreed to offer Egyptians until 7 March to correct their status in Jordan
61 Egyptians are being held in Libya after entering the country without visas and in some cases without passports.
“The children we deprive today of their childhood, will deprive us from their youthful energies in the future” Dr Samar Youssef
The shock announcement comes at a time when the Jewish state has been pushing the international community to pressure Iran over its contested nuclear programme