Posts Tagged: strikes

Industrial action updates

During the last quarter of 2020 in Egypt: Seventy three different protests, ranging from sit-ins, strikes, protest vigils, suicide cases, blocking off roads, collective complaints, and trade union movements, have been monitored by ANHRI during the last three months of the year (October, November and December).

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Newspaper distributors in Alexandria go on strike

Via Egypt Independent: Newspaper distributors at Raml Station Square in Alexandria went on strike yesterday and refrained from receiving newspapers and distributing them in protest at the decision to remove their kiosks from the square for the purpose of beautifying it.

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AUC workers threaten new strike 19 April

Workers at the American University in Cairo went on strike this week over contracts and work conditions. The protests will resume on 19 April if the administration do not respond to their demands, as stated by the workers’ independent syndicate.

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Awaiting a change in the tide

At time of writing, 4,000 workers in Helwan’s steel mills, south of Cairo, are on strike over pay and claims of corruption among its state management. Strikes have occurred since the military coup, such as the mass strikes over national minimum wage in February 2014, but they are unlikely to cross over from the economic

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Egypt: Strikes! Strikes! Strikes!

While international media coverage of Egypt is still largely obsessed with the Muhammad movie fallout, almost every sector in the country is going strike literally from Alexandria to Aswan, together with shutting down of a large number of schools due to a teachers national strike, simultaneously with shutting down the universities due to workers strikes

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