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Business - Economy
9/26/2011 3:54:50 PM
Bus drivers from the Greater Cairo Company join an eight-day-old strike waged by public-sector transport workers

Egypt - Politics
9/23/2011 12:03:31 AM
Thursday morning witnessed several protests by discontented public-sector workers as Egypt's labour movement vows to up the ante

Egypt - Politics
9/21/2011 6:17:20 PM
Strikes in a wide array of sectors have rattled the political climate in Egypt, spurring commentators and workers alike to foresee and comment on a possible general, nationwide strike

Business - Economy
9/18/2011 1:55:00 PM
Sunday witnesses a new wave of strikes, marked by an unprecedented level of coordination and the harmonisation of demands, pushing forward Egypt's nascent labour movement

Business - Economy
9/17/2011 5:38:49 PM
Egypt's government approved an incentives raise for teachers that is less than in other public sectors, leaving them unsatisfied and many are striking tomorrow, Sunday, against a badly-deteriorated education system

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

Egypt - Politics
9/7/2011 11:01:00 AM
A recent strike by thousands of postal workers reflects wider disillusionment of many public sector employees with the lack of progress under Sharaf's government

Business - Economy
9/5/2011 6:26:05 PM
Egypt's Cabinet will discuss new caps on top salaries to narrow gap between rich and poor

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
7/26/2011 12:14:12 PM
The Cabinet said it is committed to setting an upper wage limit for public sector and government employees by September

Business - Economy
7/15/2011 3:26:00 PM
A new maximum wage for government workers was supposed to answer calls for social justice, but as data shows no employee will actually be affected the focus is shifting to the public sector's unmonitored bonus system

Business - Economy
7/11/2011 5:39:38 PM
Highest-paid government employees will earn a maximum of 36 times the salary of the lowest but bonus system leaves the door open for incentives

Egypt - Politics
6/22/2011 2:40:10 PM
As their struggle for pay rises and an increased health budget continues, doctor's describe the state of Egypt's public sector hospitals and the risks which both they and their patients are exposed to daily

Business - Economy
6/18/2011 2:07:24 PM
Egypt's revised minimum wage continues to fuel debate ahead of its introduction in July. An International Labour Organisation representative explains the benefits and potential problems

World - International
6/15/2011 6:36:06 PM
Civil service union intends to join teachers in strike July 30, warning government to reconsider spending cuts before more unions decide to follow suit

Business - Economy
6/7/2011 7:05:07 PM
The minimum wage for the private sector has not yet been fixed, with the government 'merely a mediator' in the debate between business and labour leaders

Business - Economy
6/7/2011 6:39:50 PM
Campaigners have long called for a revision of Egypt's paltry minimum wage. But with a LE700 base level set to become reality in July, concerns are being raised about its possible effects on inflation and productivity

Business - Economy
6/1/2011 6:30:58 PM
Unclear decision leaves some government employees unsure of whether they are included, notably public transportation workers who have led the charge for fair wages

Business - Economy
5/7/2011 1:39:31 PM
After the verdict of the Administrative Court to annul the deal that saw a Saudi businessman purchase 90 per cent of chain store Omar Effendi, many companies are hoping to be restored to the public sector

Business - Economy
5/3/2011 3:17:48 PM
A 25 per cent increase to budget will concentrate on public sector pay-rises, food subsidies, job creation and building new homes

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