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Business - Economy
3/6/2012 12:31:15 PM
Greek govt calls holders of state debt to decide whether to join debt swap initiative aiming to cut 107 billion euro from Greece's total 350-billion-euro debt mountain

Business - Economy
2/19/2012 2:16:03 PM
Protests continue against Greek government following passage of new austerity measures, with 22 per cent cut in minimum wage and a 12 per cent cut in pensions

Egypt - Politics
1/18/2012 5:10:11 PM
Human rights group forces government to treat protesters injured during Egypt's 2011 uprising the same as injured policemen, granting them increased pensions

Business - Economy
1/5/2012 3:18:43 PM
After vowing to raise pensions by 10% starting in January, officials now say decision won't be implemented for another 3 months

Business - Economy
1/3/2012 12:12:56 PM
Former state employees will see monthly payments rise to $2,700 in January, in one of several measures seemingly aimed at dampening social discontent

World - International
12/1/2011 10:36:14 AM
Two million public sector workers join public strike in England, hailing it as a great success, while the government dismisses the numbers and dubs it a "damp squib"

World - International
10/25/2011 1:29:25 PM
Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi and Northern League coalition members attempt to push through quick economic reforms to appease the EU

Business - Economy
10/11/2011 1:45:30 PM
Employee unions across the board are vowing to participate in strike for wages and pensions, as meeting between workers' confederation and President Suleiman fails to reach a solution

Business - Economy
10/7/2011 3:21:46 PM
The Ministry of Finance denies squandering pension funds; LE303.4 billion, the ministry says, finance over 60 per cent of pensioners

World - International
9/22/2011 10:27:14 AM
Greeks react in strikes and anger to Wednesday's annoucement that the Greek government will lay off staff and impose further cuts in pensions

World - International
9/14/2011 1:52:18 PM
Workers in many sectors plan to strike as unions representing millions of workers call for action if the British government fails to negotiate on public-sector pension rises

Business - Economy
9/7/2011 11:52:56 AM
The world's richest nation per-capita will spend over $8 billion in a 60 per cent boost in salaries and social benefits for its civil servants

Business - Economy
8/11/2011 3:05:06 PM
Letter calls for reform of the pensions system, an acceleration of austerity measures, cut in public sector salaries and a reform of labour legislation

Business - Economy
7/4/2011 4:55:35 PM
State spending shrinks to LE491 million and minimum wage is reduced to LE684 from the LE700 pledged, reveals the final version of the Budget

World - International
6/30/2011 5:30:20 PM
Accounts differ on turnout in British strike day kicking off the summer of discontent

Business - Economy
6/7/2011 3:58:27 PM
Long-awaited reforms would remove the LE100 upper limit and mean an extra LE2.8 billion burden for the public treasury

Business - Economy
2/9/2011 4:36:44 PM
After two weeks of protests calling for president Mubarak to step down, Egypt's Ministry of Finance announces a 15 percent wage rise for public employees starting from April 2011

Business - Region
1/21/2011 1:27:15 PM
The $283m plan to increase salaries of government staff and pensions was announced less than two weeks after a decision to fund a $169m plan to improve living conditions in the kingdom

World - Region
12/15/2010 11:28:22 AM
After heated discussions between Jewish and Arab members of the Knesset, a first reading of the 'Azmi Bishara law' passed

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