The Egyptian Senate recently approved a draft labor law that would create new benefits and expand existing benefits for employees. Some provisions include increasing maternity leave, creating a new severance requirement and increasing sick leave benefits. draft law will need to be approved by both houses of Parliament and signed by the president before entering into effect. If passed, the draft labor law would replace the current labor law of 2003.
The Egyptian government recently introduced new legislation mandating foreign nationals to contribute to national social security. The mandate entered into effect on 28 September 2021, with the issuance of Decree No. 2437 of 2021, which approved the executive regulations governing […]
The Egyptian government recently issued Decree No.57/2021 (the “Decree”) setting, for the first time in Egypt, a minimum wage for private sector workers at EGP 2,400 per month. The new minimum wage will be effective as of 1 January 2022. […]
The government of Egypt has introduced a new labor law providing greater job security and employment rights protections for private sector and nongovernmental organization employees. The proposed law amends several labor laws, including the current labor code (Law No.12 of […]