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Agency said labour force estimated at 29.215 million individuals
Positive indicators reflect ministry’s strategy to promote development until 2020: Kabil
New employees will be hired through employment competitions that will be advertised twice a year
Building a skilled workforce requires new employment strategies, but one must not forget what experienced employees have to offer
Unemployment rates witnessed a decrease of 0.2% in the second quarter (Q2) of 2016 down to 12.5%, compared to 12.7% in the first quarter (Q1) of 2016, according to a press release by the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) issued on Monday. A source from CAPMAS said that the decrease can be …
In recent months, the post-graduates have arranged more than 45 rallies amid state negligence
OECD researchers have said employment growth in Europe’s powerhouse will peter out in the second half of 2016. The organization warned the huge influx of migrants would take its toll on the labor market.
Average weekly wage for male employees in public sector is EGP 1,042 compared to EGP 1,200 for women, says CAPMAS
The protesters estimate that there are approximately 3,000 to 4,000 subjected to these precarious conditions, working under contracts of indefinite duration or without contracts at all.
We have invested some CHF 25m that covers our framework agreement with Egyptian government, says Leitner
By Rana Yehia The Arab Labor Organization (ALO) began issuing periodic reports since 2008, labour and unemployment being the first topic to be reported on. The Arab region generally has the highest unemployment rates amongst the world. The rates of the total unemployment have reached 14% whereas the youth unemployment percentage was recorded at 25%, …
The initiative targets providing opportunities of employments to youth in all governorates.
The government can provide bigger market for small businesses by introducing law allowing a percentage of big company contracts to go to small companies
Unemployment indicators declined during Q4 of last year to 3.6m unemployed, a 2.7% decrease over the same period in 2013
The Social Fund for Development (SFD) has obtained $90m as part of the Emergency Labour Intensive Investment Project, according to the SFD’s Social Development department head Medhat Ismail Thursday. The investment injection will be used to create short-term employment opportunities for unskilled and semi-skilled workers, Ismail added. Signed in 2013, the SFD has cooperated with …
Hope is to build accurate labour market database including unemployment rates and distribution according to age, qualification, and gender
Projects’ investments on treating small canals and protecting Nile River embankments valued at EGP 323m, says water minister
Ministry of Manpower offered approximately 150,000 job opportunities between March and December
The fishermen returned after being caught in fighting between Haftar loyalists and Libya Dawn
The paper suggests that these trends reflect the response of the Egyptian labour market to the financial crisis and the January 2011 uprising rather than a more dynamic labour market.
Funding reached EGP 2.3bn by September, of which EGP 2bn was allocated to small- and medium-sized projects and EGP 300m for social development
GebRaa attempts to revive traditional Egyptian crafts at risk of extinction
The number of indirect jobs the sector will provide is set to increase from 45,000 to 750,000 by the end of 2020, according to the official.
Governments can help job creation by reforming policies protecting politically-connected companies, World Bank study says
Legislative reform committee begins work following recent formation by presidential decree, looks to bring order to existing legislation and review new legislation
The online hiring platform sees “massive” opportunity in Egypt and hopes to match entrepreneurs with freelancing youth seeking jobs
Egyptian Center for Economic Studies says integrating unregistered property – estimated value EGP 1tn – would increase economic growth by 2% per year
The local cost advantage is an important factor: labour, land and power are all affordable by international standards. But while workers’ wages are relatively low, the skills base is strong. As well as native Arabic, English is widespread.
By Busani Bafana Agriculture is not glamourous. It suffers from entrenched negative perceptions. In the minds of many African youths, a farmer is someone like their parents, doing backbreaking labour in the fields and getting little to show for it. Nonetheless, agriculture is the engine driving many African economies. If it were to get the …