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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
June 30, 3 years on: Independent labor movements suffer more losses than gains
Jano Charbel | Independent trade unions leaders lament their lost agency and worry over forthcoming legislation and
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
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
Labor activist wades into the deep state
Jano Charbel | In 2007, renowned trade unionist and opposition figure Kamal Abu Eita led thousands of workers on strikes
And where do the workers stand?
Jano Charbel | Since the events of June 30, divisive fault lines have emerged within the country’s trade unions and
Board member questions independence of labor union, freezes membership
Labor groups condemn crackdown on strikes in Port Said and Ain Sokhna