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Latest in Tag: wages

The ‘minimum wage’ defeat for ten million

There have been mixed reactions to this week’s announcement of a new public sector minimum total income of EGP1,200 per month to come into effect in January of 2014. Many are unsatisfied – unsatisfied with the EGP1,200 figure, the target of total income and not wage, or the meeting of the social justice objective. Some …

Iris Boutros

Businessmen criticise government stance on minimum wage

They called on the government to link wages with production rates, number of hours worked, geographical circumstances, and standard of living rates in all provinces throughout Egypt, in addition to taking into account the various differences between jobs and professions.

Daily News Egypt

Employees at Ministry of State for Administrative Development protest their marginalisation in the new cabinet

By Mohamed Fawzy Employees in the Ministry of State for Administrative Development (MSAD) organised a demonstration at the Ministry’s headquarters the day before yesterday to protest against their Ministry being overlooked in the new cabinet. Officials within the MSAD indicated that a meeting had been set between Dr Ashraf Abdel Wahab, the acting head of …

Daily News Egypt

Solution to wage crisis key to ending corruption, says poll

By Safaa Abdoun CAIRO: Finding a solution to the wage crisis in Egypt is the best means to combat corruption, stated opinion leaders in the country, according to a recent poll. “If the citizen gets a suitable salary then this will make him or her able to resist the temptations of bribes and other corruptive means,” …


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