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World - Africa
6/3/2024 9:06:26 PM
Nigerian labour unions shut down the national power grid and disrupted flights Monday as they began an indefinite strike that closed schools and public offices after failing to strike a new minimum wage deal with the government.

Business - Economy
5/4/2024 3:06:00 PM
Egypt’s private sector is struggling to implement the minimum wage limit the National Council of Wages (NCW) has set recently, while the sector faces challenges on multiple levels, several business owners told Ahram Online.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
4/16/2024 9:17:10 PM
The minimum wage in the private sector has been raised for the fifth time in two years, reports Sherine Abdel-Razek

Egypt - Society
4/7/2024 2:28:33 PM
The National Council of Wages raised the minimum wage for private sector workers to EGP 6,000 starting in May, the council announced on Sunday.

Egypt - Politics
2/7/2024 10:51:06 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi directed on Wednesday the government to take several urgent social measures to alleviate the cost of living pressures on citizens, including raising minimum wages for all government workers and raising pensions starting in March.

Business - Economy
1/14/2024 1:54:04 PM
The Egyptian government is expected to increase the minimum wage for government employees and pensions – currently stand at EGP 4,000 and EGP 1,300, respectively – within two months, Samir Sabry, Rapporteur of the Investment Committee at the National Dialogue, said on Saturday.

Business - Economy
12/31/2023 2:07:47 PM
The Egyptian government is set to continue improving wage levels in 2024 to alleviate the financial burdens faced by citizens since the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and amid subsequent geopolitical tensions, Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait said on Sunday.

Egypt - Society
12/17/2023 3:06:54 PM
Egypt is set to increase the minimum pension by 17.64 percent as of 1 January 2024, Head of the National Organization for Social Insurance (NOSI) Gamal Awad announced in a statement on Sunday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
10/31/2023 11:25:50 PM
Will private sector companies respect a National Wages Council decision to raise the monthly minimum wage, asks Safeya Mounir

Business - Economy
10/28/2023 7:06:08 PM
The National Wages Council (NWC) has approved raising the minimum wage for private sector employees from EGP 3,000 to EGP 3,500, effective 1 January 2024, according to a Cabinet statement on Friday.

World - Africa
10/1/2023 3:11:53 PM
Nigeria's President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Sunday proposed a temporary minimum wage hike and more cheap gas-powered public transport among other measures to help offset the impact of his economic reforms as labour unions threatened a national strike.

Business - Economy
9/17/2023 3:43:18 PM
The new social support measures announced by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi will cost an estimated EGP 60 billion ($1.94 billion) annually, according to Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait.

Egypt - Politics
9/16/2023 8:05:00 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi announced a series of measures on Saturday to alleviate the financial strains on citizens, including raising the minimum wage for public sector employees from EGP 3,500 to EGP 4,000.

Business - Economy
6/20/2023 3:33:58 PM
The National Wages Council (NWC) has approved an EGP 300 increase in the monthly minimum wage for workers in the private sector to become EGP 3000, up from EGP 2700, effective 1 July 2023.

Sports - World
6/15/2023 12:34:33 PM
Bayern Munich have been forced to repay around 200,000 euros ($216,560) for failing to meet minimum wage requirements over a five-year period, Bavarian customs authorities announced on Thursday.

Business - Economy
4/27/2023 4:01:42 PM
Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait has announced on Thursday the bylaws for implementing the raises in the new minimum wage system that were decreed by President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi in March.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
3/7/2023 9:58:33 PM
State employees and pensioners will receive their annual raises earlier this year as part of a special package of economic relief measures, reports Nahla Abul-Ezz

Egypt - Politics
3/2/2023 10:10:00 PM
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has announced on Thursday the raising of the minimum wage for government employees to EGP 3,500 and pensions by 15 percent - as part of a wide-ranging social package to alleviate ramifications of global economic situation on the public - starting 1 April.

Business - Economy
12/29/2022 4:43:00 PM
Egypt’s National Wages Council (NWC) has set the minimum wage for private sector workers at EGP 2,700 ($109) per month, up from the previous EGP 2,400, starting January 2023.

Business - Economy
12/22/2022 3:20:41 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday announced the third major minimum wage hike in a year to try and combat a historic jump in consumer prices ahead of crunch elections.

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