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Low pay, no social insurance, wage theft: The plight of private school teachers
The deterioration of private school teachers’ working conditions did not start with the pandemic.
Detox | Is this working?
#30: At Mada, we’re working and we’re hopeful, but we’re operating differently.
Facing both poverty and the virus, informal workers keep working and losing work
Omaima Ismail | Fatma Gamal, a mother of five, says her whole family has been put out of work because of the virus.
All for the kids
Natasha Pradhan | The story of a Filipina domestic worker in Cairo
Labor Day 2017: Cooperation under another name
Jano Charbel | Sisi asked for workers' cooperation in Labor Day address, despite acute conditions
State responds to recent labor protests with heightened repression and exceptional legal measures
Jano Charbel | Recent labor protests have found themselves confronted by repression as Egypt continues to weather economic
The 4 times in Egyptian history civilian workers were tried by military courts
Jano Charbel | Since the army-led takeover of the Egyptian state in July 1952, there have been four historic cases in
Discordant friends: Egyptian workers in Saudi Arabia
Passant Rabie | The labor minister of the only remaining Gulf country implementing a work sponsorship program declared
Parliament stacked against labor interests?
Jano Charbel | The new Parliament, which convened for the first time in January, is reviewing several pieces of legislation
 
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Opinion
Shanta Devarajan and Tara Vishwanath
Is higher minimum wage the solution?
The recent article in Mada Masr on Egypt’s new public-sector minimum wage “falling short” makes
Tamer Waguih
June 30: The birth of a new historical pact?
What is the greatest danger to the revolution? It is not true that it is the regime, or even the counterrevolution
 
 
News
National Cement Company sit-in enters 6th day as syndicate calls for corruption investigation
Appeals court reduces 3-year sentences for Tourah Cement Company workers to 2 months
Court issues 3 year sentences for protesting Tourah Cement Company workers
Protesting Tourah Cement Company workers’ trial adjourned until June 3
Update: Police arrest 32 workers following dispersal of sit-in at Tourah Cement Company
21 striking IFFCO workers acquitted by Suez appeals court
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