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Avoiding the blacklist: Egyptian labor elections as key to investment
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Recent elections show that Egypt seems to be more concerned with being blacklisted than labor rights
Manpower Ministry returns to grip of state-run union federation
Jano Charbel | The Egyptian government returned control of the Ministry of Manpower to the highly contentious state-controlled
Why are Egypt’s independent trade unions on trial?
Jano Charbel | A Giza court commenced a case against Egypt’s independent trade unions on Sunday, filed by
Workers question official statistics on unemployment figures
Jano Charbel | According to figures published on Sunday by the state’s Central Agency for Public Mobilization and
Whatever happened to Egypt’s independent unions?
Jano Charbel | Independent labor unions flourished across Egypt with the popular uprising of 2011, but this growth translated
On Labor Day, Egypt’s trade unions divided over presidential campaigns
Jano Charbel | The upcoming presidential elections are further polarizing the ranks of Egypt’s already divided trade
Workers struggle to self-manage
Jano Charbel | Weary of governmental inaction regarding the court-ordered renationalization of their companies, many
An analysis of the draft constitution
Jano Charbel | The 2013 draft constitution contains a number of provisions which some feared could be used to curb labor
And where is the government?
Omar Halawa | Following Friday’s dramatic violence when over 80 mostly Muslim Brotherhood members were killed in
21 striking IFFCO workers acquitted by Suez appeals court
IFFCO workers launch boycott campaign to protest sackings, arrests and sit-in dispersal
Sisi allows unelected board members of state-run trade union to stay another year
Labor leader questions legality of new union for Egyptians working in Lebanon
Board member questions independence of labor union, freezes membership
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