Minimum Wage

Egypt implements 7 consecutive minimum wage raises in 4 years

Thu, 30 May 2024 - 03:15 GMT

Notably, the budget allocation for wages and workers' compensation saw a significant rise in the fiscal year 2023/2024, reaching approximately LE 470 billion

Sisi orders increase in minimum wages, pensions in ‘largest urgent’ social protection package

Wed, 07 Feb 2024 - 03:05 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has instructed the raising of minimum wages by 50 percent, reaching LE 6,000 starting from March, as part of an urgent social protection package.

Minimum wage raised to LE3.5K, LE3K in gov’t, private sectors

Tue, 20 Jun 2023 - 12:50 GMT

Minimum wage has increased six times during the presidency of Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, benefiting the employees of both the government and public sectors.

Finance min. issues regulations for application of minimum wage

Thu, 27 Apr 2023 - 02:50 GMT

Under these directives, the minimum wage for government employees is set to range between LE 3,500 and LE 10,500.

Egypt to raise minimum wages for public employees to LE 3000: PM Madbouli

Wed, 26 Oct 2022 - 01:45 GMT

The government also decided to allocate an exceptional allowance worth LE 300 for all state workers to cope with the rising cost of living, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli announced in a press briefing.

Egypt to apply minimum wage for private sector's worker for 1st time in January

Tue, 21 Dec 2021 - 04:49 GMT

The Council also agreed in its meeting today; To determine the value of the periodic increment in the amount of 3 percent of the insurance wage, i.e. LE 70 as a minimum, which is applied to all private sector establishments in a balanced manner according to the accounting financial year of each establishment.

Egypt denies imposing new taxes after increasing minimum wage

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 - 01:13 GMT

Maait said in a TV interview that the state will continue to increase the tax collection by expanding the base of financiers and improving the collection mechanism.

Egypt's FinMin clarifies beneficiaries of minimum wage increase

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 - 12:58 GMT

The Minister of Finance stated that the cost of the increase in the wages of state employees in next year's budget represents LE 37 billion.

Egypt’s president orders raising minimum wage to LE 2,400, raising pensions by 13%

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 05:24 GMT

The wage increases for the employees working at the administrative body of the state will cost the state around LE 37 billion in total and the pensions increase will cost the state around LE 31 billion, a presidential statement read.

Rise in minimum wage to be fully applied by end of Nov.: Presidency

Mon, 04 Nov 2019 - 11:13 GMT

Radi said that the presidential decree to increase the minimum wage included 3,200 government bodies, 721 of whom have not yet got the new rise.

Raising minimum wage among Sisi’s decisions on Egyptian Women Day

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 - 01:36 GMT

The president declared raising the minimum wage to LE2,000 from LE1,200.

Parliamentarians prepare draft law to grant janitors pension

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 - 10:30 GMT

A number of parliamentarians seek to pass a new draft law that sets a minimum wage for hundreds of thousands of janitors