ILO praises progress achieved in labor standards in Egypt

Tue, 07 Jun 2022 - 01:04 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Manpower Mohamed Saafan met with new Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO) to discuss priorities of the ministry's work with the ILO in the next phase.

Egypt, WFP organize initiative to empower 500 youths in vulnerable areas to join labor force

Wed, 09 Mar 2022 - 10:23 GMT

In an effort to address unemployment in vulnerable areas, train and empower young people to enter the labor force, World Food Programme (WFP) has been organizing 29 training courses in 5 provinces, as part of a nation-wide project that aims to advance youth skills.

Glance into child work law examined by Egypt's House of Representatives

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 - 12:40 GMT

The draft law sets a minimum age for hiring a minor, and guidelines the employer must abide by.

Libyan embassy opens registration for licensed Egyptian employment companies

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 01:44 GMT

Submission of documents is open at the Libyan consulate on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Egypt to launch new initiative targeted at women in December 2021

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 - 01:13 GMT

Madbouli elaborated that the initiative is targeted at rural and urban women to expand their participation in the labor market and improve their empowerment.

Overview of steps made by Egypt to enhance status of workers

Mon, 22 Nov 2021 - 03:26 GMT

Over the past years, Egypt made several steps to enhance the living conditions of workers through either legislations or social solidarity measures.

Libya ready to receive Egyptian workers: Minister of Labor

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 - 12:01 GMT

Libyan Minister of Labor and Rehabilitation Ali al-Abdel al-Rida affirmed his country’s readiness to receive Egyptian workers wishing to work in Libya.

Sisi affirms Egypt’s readiness to support Libya, send labor and companies

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 - 09:58 GMT

Sisi, in a video published by the Presidency, said he urged the Egyptian government to organize the travel of the Egyptian labor to Libya in a better way and prepare databases that include the information and specializations of these workers.

Egypt launches guide for gender-responsive sustainable development plan

Mon, 22 Mar 2021 - 02:53 GMT

It was prepared by the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development in cooperation with the "Macroeconomic Reform and Stability" project funded by the United States Agency for International Development.

ILO director: Egypt’s early anti-COVID measures enabled limiting virus spread

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 - 02:24 GMT

Director of the International Labor Organization (ILO) office in Cairo Eric Ochelan said that Egypt has played a positive role in combating the Coronavirus.

Egypt, Bahrain talk ways of enhancing relations in fields of labor, development

Sat, 31 Oct 2020 - 12:02 GMT

The meeting tackled ways to advance bilateral relations in the labor and development fields, according to Bahrain News Agency.

Managing Labor or Managing Capital: What to consider

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 - 03:46 GMT

The world’s population stands at 7.8 billion, with developing countries home to the largest population sizes.

President Sisi warns of illegal constructions, 100-year impact of delay in developmental projects

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 - 12:29 GMT

"Officials who aren’t able to impose order by dealing with construction violations have to resign," President Sisi.

An Eye On Technical Education

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 - 03:55 GMT

How Egypt’s vocational training programs are evolving.

How industrialization took its toll on Egyptian women

Sun, 30 Jun 2019 - 04:00 GMT

Many women lost their jobs to men when shifting from an agrarian to an industrial society.

Germany looks at easing immigration laws to fill skilled labor gaps

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 11:59 GMT

The German cabinet will soon decide on a proposal to make it easier for skilled workers from outside the European Union to move to Germany to take a job

Sisi praises social protection system, aspires for more ‘Aman’ issuance

Sun, 29 Apr 2018 - 11:29 GMT

President Abdel-Fatah al-Sisi said that he was “delighted” with the implementation of a social protection system that covers the poor and the needy.

Global economy doing great, but not lifting MENA enough: IMF

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 - 10:03 GMT

IMF Managing Director said Saturday that the global economic recovery has strengthened, however it is not lifting the Middle East region enough.

McDonald's 'joint employment' trial delayed amid settlement talks

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 - 10:51 GMT

McDonald’s and a U.S. labor board are in talks to settle a case claiming the fast food company is liable for purported labor law violations by its franchisees.

Egypt’s unemployment drops to 11.9% in Q3 of 2017

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 12:06 GMT

Unemployment among men reached 8.2 percent in the third quarter versus 24.4 percent among women.