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Activists fear Biden’s commitment to higher minimum wage
World

Activists fear Biden’s commitment to higher minimum wage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Union activist Terrance Wise recalls being laughed at when he began pushing for a national $15 per…
Egypt improves wages to reduce impact of economic reforms
Business

Egypt improves wages to reduce impact of economic reforms

Egypt’s Finance Ministry announced that the government plans to reduce the impact of  financial and economic reforms on citizens in…
Strike by Tunisian fuel workers leads to queues and empty pumps
Middle East

Strike by Tunisian fuel workers leads to queues and empty pumps

TUNIS (Reuters) – Fuel distribution workers in Tunisia began a three-day strike on Thursday to demand higher wages, leading to…
Sisi announces decisions in favor of women, pensioners and state employees
Egypt

Sisi announces decisions in favor of women, pensioners and state employees

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced several decisions and directives in favor of state employees, pensioners and women in his speech…
Spanish PM calls snap polls after budget defeat
World

Spanish PM calls snap polls after budget defeat

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Friday called an early general election for April 28, the third in less than…
Spain to raise minimum wage by 22% in 2019: PM
World

Spain to raise minimum wage by 22% in 2019: PM

Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said Wednesday his cabinet would approve next week a 22 percent increase in the monthly…
Hundreds of Aswan garbage collectors demand permanent contracts
Egypt

Hundreds of Aswan garbage collectors demand permanent contracts

Hundreds of garbage collectors in the Aswan governorate continued to strike for the third day in a row on Thursday to…
State Commissioners recommend minimum wage for private sector
Egypt

State Commissioners recommend minimum wage for private sector

The State Commissioners recommended that the Administrative Court oblige the National Council for Wages to set a minimum wage for…
Maximum wage to be applied by end of July
Business

Maximum wage to be applied by end of July

The maximum wage, set at LE42,000 per month, is scheduled to come into effect by the end of July.  The law…
Labor Union Member: Minimum wage an illusion
Business

Labor Union Member: Minimum wage an illusion

Kamal Abbas, member of the Labor Union and the National Council for Human Rights, said workers found out that the…
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