Latest in Tag: trade unions Highlight

Latest in Tag: trade unions

Trade unions test Qatari sincerity with demands for labour reform

International trade unions have stepped up pressure on Qatar with a series of demands, a majority of which the Gulf state could implement, without having to reform its autocracy or threaten the privileged position of its citizens, who account for a mere 12% of the population. They fear the change could cost them control of …

James Dorsey

Labor unionist says prison sentence continuation of old regime practices

By Mai Shams El-Din CAIRO: A court ruling sentencing veteran labor unionist Kamal Abbas to six months in prison is a continuation of the practices of the ousted regime, the activist told Daily News Egypt on Monday. The verdict issued in absentia by the Helwan Misdemeanor Court found Abbas, general coordinator of the Center for Trade …


Trade Union to hold elections amid calls to discharge manpower minister

By Tamim Elyan CAIRO: The Egyptian Trade Unions Federation (ETUF) said that it will hold its internal elections between October and November under complete judicial supervision to elect new leaderships that will hold office until 2016. The organizing committee held its first meeting Saturday and said that the elections will be held according to Law 35 …


High Admin Court accepts engineers’ appeal to end syndicate guardianship

By Essam Fadl CAIRO: The High Administrative Court accepted on Monday an appeal put forward by “Engineers against Guardianship” demanding that the head of the judicial committee responsible for syndicate elections implement a recent court ruling that will end the 15-year guardianship over the Engineers’ Syndicate. Another syndicate member filed a lawsuit to the Administrative Court …


End of Section