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Egypt: Helwan steel workers continue renewed strike action for second day | Mada Masr

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November 17, 2014—The Iraqi government’s offer of partial payment to workers in several industries who have not received salaries for months “is unjust” and should be amended to include all unpaid back pay, says the General Federation of Iraq Trade … Continue reading

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Pensions to Rise by 10pct starting July-El SISI “Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has issued a decree to increase pensions by 10 percent starting next July, Ihab Badawi, the presidential spokesman, said on Tuesday. Accrued pension that are dated before … Continue reading

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The logic behind Egypt’s Stimulus package: boosting growth through public sector wage increases

“Governor Hisham Ramez, …, told Egyptian daily Al-Youm Al-Sabea that Egypt will repay $3.9 billion of its foreign debt in 2014, with $2.5 billion going to Qatar and $1.4 to the Paris Club, as scheduled. By early December, Egypt returned … Continue reading

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Workers at Egyptian Iron & Steel company go on strike The workers are demanding back pay as well as better working conditions: “The striking workers say that their working conditions have in recent months become as precarious as the company’s … Continue reading

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