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اقرأها بالعربية Avoiding the blacklist: Egyptian labor elections as key to investment [Mada Asr] 2018-08-02

IFJ supports call from human rights organisations to release all imprisoned journalists [IFJ] 2022-08-03

Home delivery workers: Toward integration in the formal economy? [Ahram] 2022-07-31

“We will not leave it to the thieves!” Egyptian steel workers battle for justice after plant slated for closure [MENA Solidarity Network] 2021-03-09

Textile strike clampdown – a sign of repressive times [Equal Times] 2017-03-01

Fisher nets €20,000 award after being underpaid, overworked - but deficiencies in Irish law persist for migrant workers [ITF] 2021-11-25

‘I have had to swim to shore every few days to get food and water' – Meet the seafarer trapped on board the MV Aman for four years (and counting) [ITF] 2021-03-20

CTUWS condemns the arrest of trade unions and workers' leaders and requests their immediate release [CTUWS] 2017-09-25

Italy accuses Egyptian security of Giulio Regeni's murder [Al Jazeera] 2021-12-02

IOM awards BWI trade union leader for fighting for migrant workers' rights [BWI] 2022-02-01

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Today's labour news


Egypt Will frank talk in Kinshasa lead to success at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh? 2022-10-27 [Equal Times]

The WFTU participates and addressed the 48th Arab Labor Conference 2022-09-20 [WFTU]

IFJ supports call from human rights organisations to release all imprisoned journalists 2022-08-03 [IFJ]

Home delivery workers: Toward integration in the formal economy? 2022-07-31 [Ahram]

IFJ calls for release of all imprisoned journalists 2022-05-28 [IFJ]

Two women journalists targeted 2022-04-28 [IFJ]

Nile Linen workers suspend strike to protest bonus cuts pending negotiations 2022-04-18 [MadaMasr]

GTUBWW holds general assembly amidst extraordinary challenges 2022-03-14 [BWI]

GTUBWW holds general assembly amidst extraordinary challenges 2022-03-12 [BWI]

Labour in the revolutionary struggle 2022-02-21 [New Frame]

Europe Brussels to host biggest jailer of journalists in Africa 2022-02-17 [IFJ]

Labor in the revolutionary struggle 2022-02-16 [PSI]

Country faces unprecedented labour rights violations 2022-02-09 [MEMO]

IOM awards BWI trade union leader for fighting for migrant workers' rights 2022-02-04 [BWI]

IOM awards BWI trade union leader for fighting for migrant workers' rights 2022-02-01 [BWI]

Italy Italy accuses Egyptian security of Giulio Regeni's murder 2021-12-02 [Al Jazeera]

Fisher nets €20,000 award after being underpaid, overworked - but deficiencies in Irish law persist for migrant workers 2021-11-25 [ITF]

Authorities fail to protect striking workers from reprisals 2021-11-25 [Amnesty International]

Egypt Italy judge suspends trial of Egyptians charged after student killing 2021-10-18 [Reuters]

A dangerous new law in Egypt allows for the dismissal of any public employee who opposes the regime 2021-10-11 [Equal Times]

Middle East A dangerous new law in Egypt allows for the dismissal of any public employee who opposes the regime 2021-10-11 [Equal Times]

Egypt SG's Speech at the General Congress of GTUWA in Egypt. 2021-10-02 [COTU]

Egypt Atwoli hosts Egyptian unionists for dinner 2021-08-14 [COTU]

Health of detained journalist Hisham Fouad deteriorates following hunger strike 2021-08-07 [IFJ]

Razor manufacturer fires 38 workers after strike 2021-08-03 [Mada Masr]

Seafarers' unions welcome Ever Given release 2021-07-10 [ITF]

Free at last — but Egypt must change how it treats abandoned seafarers like Captain Kara 2021-07-07 [ITF]

Egypt is one of world's worst 10 countries for workers, ITUC says 2021-07-06 [MEMO]

Report on the Status of Freedoms of Association from 1 July 2020 to 15 June 2021 2021-06-30 [CTUWS]

Former journalist Tawfik Ghanem must be released immediately 2021-06-18 [IFJ]

Italy Regeni murder: Italy orders four Egyptians to stand trial 2021-05-26 [BBC]

Egyptian doctors volunteer to treat Palestinians wounded by Israeli aggression on Gaza 2021-05-18 [The Palestine Chronicle]

Seafarer Mohammad Aisha is going home thanks to ITF, ending four years on abandoned ship 2021-04-24 [ITF]

ITF confirms Ever Given crew welfare, but Egypt cannot hold Suez seafarers hostage 2021-04-21 [ITF]

The man who worked 21 hours to dig out the Ever Given from the Suez Canalhasn't yet been paid his overtime 2021-04-12 [Stuff]

WFTU in solidarity with the workers and people of Egypt 2021-03-29 [WFTU]

‘I have had to swim to shore every few days to get food and water' – Meet the seafarer trapped on board the MV Aman for four years (and counting) 2021-03-20 [ITF]

Court keeps captain captive in Suez Canal hotel 2021-03-17 [ITF]

“We will not leave it to the thieves!” Egyptian steel workers battle for justice after plant slated for closure 2021-03-09 [MENA Solidarity Network]

The army's encroachment on the civilian economy is costing Egyptian workers dearly 2021-02-14 [Equal Times]

Middle East The army's encroachment on the civilian economy is costing Egyptian workers dearly 2021-02-08 [Equal Times]

Journalist freed after four years in prison on “false news” charges 2021-02-06 [IFJ]

Falsely Accused Journalist Ahmed Khalifa Must be Released 2021-02-02 [Education International]

Trade Union Movement Demands Freedom for Jailed Egyptian Journalist Ahmed Khalifa 2021-01-27 [IFJ]

Journalists face trial after two-week detention 2021-01-24 [IFJ]

Two journalists arrested in Cairo 2021-01-09 [IFJ]

Italy Giulio Regeni: Italy condemns Egypt for ruling out charges against police 2021-01-02 [BBC]

66.2% of salaried employees in Egypt have permanent jobs: CAPMAS 2020-10-07 [Daily News Egypt]

Palestine Egyptian navy kills two Gaza fishermen breaching territorial waters 2020-09-28 [Middle East Eye]

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This month in labour history


7-12-2006 Women Workers at Misr textile factory in Mahalla, Egypt walk off the job in a strike for a bonus promised by the government. [more]