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Endowments Ministry employees protest against low wages, financial losses
Jano Charbel | In light of a wave of labor protests against the minister of endowments, 12 of the ministry’s
New wave of public sector labor strikes from Alexandria to Aswan
Jano Charbel | A new wave of labor strikes is sweeping Egypt, from Alexandria to Aswan, primarily in public sector companies.
Strikes and labor protests hit state-owned companies
Jano Charbel | Thousands of workers at state-owned companies have been embarking on strikes and other industrial actions
Govt moves to outlaw strikes, but is it promoting production?
Jano Charbel |   In an effort to stabilize the national economy, Egypt’s authorities have repeatedly called on
From Mahalla
Tom Rollins |   A horse-drawn cart sends ripples down a flooded street in one of Mahalla’s many working-class
New govt announces aim to limit labor unrest
Jano Charbel | New Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb’s appointment of the controversial figure Nahed al-Ashry as Minister
Strikes in public sector textile companies reach new high
Jano Charbel | A labor uprising in the textile industry is witnessing an unprecedented number of factory occupations,
Falling short: Egypt’s new minimum wage, the haves and have nots
Jano Charbel | Tens of thousands of workers, employees, professionals and even policemen are embarking on strikes and
The death of a sector
Jano Charbel | “Egypt is known to the world for its quality long-staple cotton.” This line would resonate to almost
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Minya lawyers strike after 9 sentenced to prison for defaming judiciary
21 striking IFFCO workers acquitted by Suez appeals court
Mahalla textile workers initiate partial strike, warn of comprehensive industrial action
Detention extended for 6 striking bus drivers accused of forming terrorist cell
Industrial action roundup: Protesters demand employment, as transport strike organizers remain in detention
Dawn arrests of public transport labor leaders make planned strike unlikely
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