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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.

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.

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
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.

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.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
12/5/2022 6:43:00 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said that Egypt is confronting a two-fold problem since it must not only create jobs for the large number of those entering the labour market every year but also guarantee decent minimum wages to the workforce.

World - International
2/20/2015 3:11:41 PM

World - International
1/26/2015 11:37:53 AM

Opinion -
11/29/2012 2:58:01 PM
Social justice was a key demand of the great people’s 2011 revolution, but no tangible progress has been made since, with the draft constitution unlikely to change that

Business - Economy
10/28/2012 10:53:25 AM
Additional reforms demanded by Greece's international auditors include a loosening of hiring-and-firing laws and changes to minimum wages

World - Region
12/15/2011 2:55:05 PM
Teachers and university professors’ one-day strike for higher wages leads to Cabinet's passing a 30 per cent increase in minimum wages, lower than previous deal rejected by private sector as 'crippling blow'

Egypt - Politics
9/21/2011 7:11:43 PM
After months of fruitless talks with the Public Transport Authority, Cairo bus drivers and ticket collectors threaten to broaden their ongoing strike

Business - Economy
8/5/2011 3:40:57 PM
Ahmed El-Boraie, Egypt's labor minister, says the government will not unilaterally set minimum wages for Egypt’s private sector

Egypt - Politics
5/1/2011 1:45:09 PM
The General Federation of Trade Unions' honours revolution's martyrs while the independent unions body marks the day in Tahrir Square

World - Region
2/25/2011 4:40:16 PM
King Abdullah's new measures to improve the minimum wages in Saudi Arabic might not be enough for young educated Saudis that call for real political reform

Business - Economy
11/26/2010 5:38:42 PM
After nation-wide strikes, Nigeria's President has announced a bill that will double minimum wage