Gov't says Thursday 'paid holiday' marking 50th anniv. of October victory

Mon, 02 Oct 2023 - 02:37 GMT

Minister of Manpower Hassan Shehata, announced that next Thursday, October 5, 2023, will be an official paid holiday for workers in the private sector on the occasion of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the glorious October victories.

Political axis sessions within Egypt's National Dialogue discuss draft bills, workers syndicates

Sun, 30 Jul 2023 - 02:43 GMT

The National Dialogue's sessions on the draft bill on exercising political rights, draft bill on municipalities administration, and resolving the challenges pertaining to the activities of workers' syndicates kicked off Sunday.

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 new draft labor law toughens punishment on forced labor, work discrimination

Tue, 20 Sep 2022 - 08:22 GMT

The draft law was finally decided upon by the Senate.

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.

ILO praises progress achieved in labor standards in Egypt

Tue, 07 Jun 2022 - 01:04 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Manpower Mohamed Saafan met with new Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO) to discuss priorities of the ministry's work with the ILO in the next phase.

Egypt not enrolled in blacklist of states violating labor rights due to ‘safe market’: MP

Wed, 01 Jun 2022 - 12:33 GMT

Parliamentarian Abdel Abdel Fadil said that Egypt is absent of “the black list” of countries accused of violating provisions of international labor agreements, and that is an indication of the safe labor market in the country.

'Workers of Egypt are our real wealth': First Lady

Sun, 01 May 2022 - 12:08 GMT

First Lady Intissar al-Sisi extended greetings to Egyptian workers on Sunday marking the country's Labor Day.

Libyan embassy opens registration for licensed Egyptian employment companies

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 01:44 GMT

Submission of documents is open at the Libyan consulate on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Overview of steps made by Egypt to enhance status of workers

Mon, 22 Nov 2021 - 03:26 GMT

Over the past years, Egypt made several steps to enhance the living conditions of workers through either legislations or social solidarity measures.

Egypt offers accident/life insurance of up to LE100K to irregular workers

Sat, 13 Nov 2021 - 11:12 GMT

The insurance covers permanent injury and death.

Egypt's central bank amends initiative to finance payment of wages for workers in tourism sector

Wed, 19 May 2021 - 03:00 GMT

CBE stated in its periodic book on Wednesday, that it decided to extend the period of validity of the initiative until the end of December 2021 (instead of June 2021), or to exhaust the amount allocated to it by LE 3 billion, whichever comes first.

United Nations official praises Egypt's experience in supporting informal employment

Wed, 12 May 2021 - 11:59 GMT

Saying “I would like to congratulate the Egyptian government for the strong and decisive response to the Corona crisis.”

Egyptian laborers in Jordan to receive coronavirus vaccine for free: Minister

Sun, 31 Jan 2021 - 04:55 GMT

In special remarks to Youm7, he added that Jordan pays more attention to on non-Jordanian workers in the Kingdom.

In pics: 6 Egyptians kidnapped by human trafficking elements in Libya return home

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 02:33 GMT

Six Egyptian workers returned home after being kidnapped by human trafficking elements in Beni Walid area, southwestern Libya.

Video: Egypt's Sisi reprimands officials for failing to provide construction workers with masks

Fri, 10 Apr 2020 - 09:50 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi reprimanded officials at a construction site Thursday for not providing workers with masks to protect them from COVID-19.

Egypt approves draft law for workers’ minimum periodic allowance

Thu, 26 Mar 2020 - 06:23 GMT

It also granted a special allowance to those who are not subject to the Civil Service Law, in addition to increasing the additional incentive for state workers.

An Eye On Technical Education

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 - 03:55 GMT

How Egypt’s vocational training programs are evolving.

Special residence system instead of Kafeel system in Saudi Arabia

Sat, 11 May 2019 - 12:38 GMT

Saudi Arabia will abolish the guarantor (Kafeel) system after a new system was passed by the Shura Council called “Special Residency” that will grant special privileges related to freedom of movement to and from Saudi Arabia without the need of the kafeel

'Roma' actress brings star power to support of domestic workers

Sat, 09 Mar 2019 - 11:06 GMT

'Roma' actress brings star power to support of domestic workers