There are no instructions from state to private sector to raise its minimum wage, say businesspersons
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According to an outsource technician at TE Data, the company’s executive managers met with technicians at its call centres to introduce a new working strategy that would save both time and effort.
Elements in the process of producing newspapers to be subsidised, says Abdel Mohsen Salama
Economic impact not yet felt; real problems to begin with next paycheque, says prominent Press Syndicate member
Dozens of workers went on strike in May in rejection of the government’s civil service law
Some MPs believe that supervision of parliament’s expenses is intervention into the work of legislature
Approximately 1.36m cards were distributed to employees in 2015
Free Egyptians Party calls for a community dialogue later to discuss the law
Press Syndicate member suggests strike to protest arbitrary dismissals and unfair salaries
Barclays had originally targeted EGP 5bn by the end of 2014, with the bank also targeting a EGP 2bn increase in its retail banking portfolio by the end of the year.
The cabinet will raise basic wages of state employees by 10% in an attempt to “allow workers to afford basic life necessities”
Ministers are not allowed to spend any funds not included in the governing law of their financial allowances assessed annually.
The announcement comes after the ministry collected an additional EGP 143bn in taxes over the last several months
The value of personal loans made in November 2012 increased by EGP 900m from the month of October. The total value of loans in local currency was EGP 111.2bn for the month of November 2012, as opposed to EGP 110.2bn in October 2012. During the same period, loans made in foreign currency increased from EGP …
Second week of strike action brings “free treatment”
The last article in the Hesham Qandil’s cabinet-examining series, by Ahmed Aboul Enein
By Mahmoud Salah El-Din The government has instituted a 15% salary raise for the employees of the private sector, non-governmental organisations, and private institutions as of July 1. The raise followed issuance of law 82 of 2012. Refaat Hassan, Minister of Manpower, said the award was decided following the annual bonus negotiation meeting, held on …