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Major Tunisian union threatens protests if privatizations go ahead
Middle East

Major Tunisian union threatens protests if privatizations go ahead

Tunisia‚Äôs powerful UGTT labor union will stage protests if the government goes ahead and privatizes ailing state firms, the UGTT…
Rubbish piles up in Paris as pre-Euro football protests go on
World

Rubbish piles up in Paris as pre-Euro football protests go on

Rubbish piled up on streets in parts of Paris and other French cities on Wednesday as strikes and pickets by…
EgyptAir resumes flights Sunday as pilots win pay raise, end strike action
Egypt

EgyptAir resumes flights Sunday as pilots win pay raise, end strike action

Airline EgyptAir resumed its normal flight schedule on Sunday after industrial action by pilots resulted in severe disruption to flights…
Judiciary highlights contradiction in Egypt, international law on strikes
Egypt

Judiciary highlights contradiction in Egypt, international law on strikes

Egypt’s judiciary has highlighted conflicting stipulations between Egypt’s local laws and the international agreements it signed on the right to stage…
Dozens of Alexandria railway workers stage sit-in
Egypt

Dozens of Alexandria railway workers stage sit-in

Dozens of railway workers and conductors at Alexandria's Masr Station staged a sit-in on Monday in conjunction with a scheduled…
Cement company workers decry dog attack
Egypt

Cement company workers decry dog attack

The use of police dogs in attacks against labor actions have been documented by activists and workers, who say that this…
Labor dispute resolution makes little headway for Ain Sokhna Port workers
Business

Labor dispute resolution makes little headway for Ain Sokhna Port workers

Workers at Ain Sokhna Port returned to work last week, bringing to an end a two-week strike that resulted in…
Faragallah crisis renewed as 27 workers suspended, arrested
Egypt

Faragallah crisis renewed as 27 workers suspended, arrested

Workers at Faragalla foodstuffs plant said that 27 of them were suspended and then arrested after they returned to work…
Security forces break up Titan Cement sit-in
Egypt

Security forces break up Titan Cement sit-in

Central Security Forces stormed the Titan Cement company in Dekheila, west Alexandria Sunday, breaking up a two-week sit-in and freeing…
Ain Sokhna strike partially ends, but work suspended until Monday
Egypt

Ain Sokhna strike partially ends, but work suspended until Monday

The strike at Ain Sokhna Port has been partially resolved, according to Red Sea Ports Authority head Abdel Qader Gaballah,…
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