Labor Law

Discussed: Advantages of Egypt's New Labor Law

Thu, 29 Dec 2022 - 10:23 GMT

Among the advantages of the new draft law is the abolition of arbitrary dismissal, or which is known as "Form 6", the speedy settlement of labor disputes, and the creation of an attractive climate for investment.

Egypt’s Parliament discusses amendments to Labor Law to raise pension age from 60 to 65

Thu, 08 Dec 2022 - 10:05 GMT

Amendments to the labor law aim to come in line with the 2019 Pension Act that aims at raising the age of retirement to 65 by the year 2040, as this age will gradually be raised starting 2032.

Egypt sets 20K fine as penalty for discrimination between employees on grounds of religion, gender

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 - 01:11 GMT

A legislation on draft labor law was approved by the Egyptian Senate, aiming to achieve balance and justice between the two parties of the work.

Draft labor law in Egypt indicates 6 violations that incur disciplinary penalties

Thu, 13 Jan 2022 - 01:40 GMT

The draft labor law discussed by the House of Representatives indicates six violations that allow private employers to impose disciplinary penalties on workers.

Discussed: How Egyptian laborers beneft from new amendments to Labor Law

Tue, 04 Jan 2022 - 01:05 GMT

Lawmakers have praised the amendments as encouraging investments, and setting requirements for which workers may be disciplined among other advantages.

Egypt's Senate approves new amendments to labor law

Sun, 02 Jan 2022 - 04:39 GMT

As per the new amendments, the public servant shall not be dismissed wrongfully. The Senators highlighted the importance of the labor bill in protecting the rights of the worker and the employer alike.

National projects reduce unemployment to 7.8% in 2019: Min.

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 - 02:25 GMT

International Labour Organization (ILO) is a major partner of the ministry in the establishment of various projects.

Unprotected women breadwinners beating tough circumstances

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 - 09:57 GMT

Egypt Today met with a number of female breadwinners who were forced to work under hard circumstances to earn a living.

Egypt denies social ‘rumors’ amid economic austerity measures

Sat, 12 Jan 2019 - 11:44 GMT

Egypt has taken austerity measures and gradually removed the governmental subsidies on many factors including, electricity, fuel, and social supplies to meet the IMF conditions.

Doha cuts salaries of hundreds of workers in 2022 WC projects

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 - 11:43 GMT

The peninsula cut the workers' salaries despite increasing their working hours, a decision that violates the international labor law and human rights covenants.

Labor law amendments on women, children

Mon, 03 Sep 2018 - 01:02 GMT

The Legislative Committee at the parliament is finalizing the amendments to labor law articles concerned with women and children.

Draft laws to be discussed in next Parliament’s session in October

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 - 08:33 GMT

The current Parliament’s session will conclude by mid-June without passing several draft laws; hence, they are set to be discussed in the next session in October.

Women allowed maximum of 2 maternity leaves in new law

Fri, 12 May 2017 - 07:00 GMT

Women will be allowed only two maternity leaves of four months each during her entire career to help reduce population growth.

Parliament reduces foreigners’ work permit fee in new law

Fri, 12 May 2017 - 06:29 GMT

The fee of foreigners’ work permits in Egypt will range from 5,000-30,000 EGP, rather than a maximum of 50,000 EGP, as earlier proposed by the government.