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  1. Egypt - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. 180 of 2008 amending Certain Provisions of the Labour Law No. 12 of 2003.

    Adoption: 2008-06-22 | Date of entry into force: 2008-06-23 | EGY-2008-L-79477

    Amends articles nos. 70, 71 and 72 concerning dispute resolution. In particular, the phrase "labour court" is to be replaced by the phrase "the committee" wherever it is mentioned in the principal law.

  2. Egypt - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. 180/2008 amending several provisions of the Labour Code (No. 12 of 2003).

    Adoption: 2008-06-22 | Date of entry into force: 2008-06-22 | EGY-2008-L-81387

    Articles 70, 71 and 72 of Labour Code are replaced with new articles. Article 70 discusses the cases of dispute between the employee and the employer and it sets the committees that deals with such cases. Article 71 provides for the labour court duties in solving work disputes. In addition the expression "Labour Court" is replaced with the word "Committee".

  3. Egypt - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. 90/2005 amending some provisions of the Labour Law (Law No. 12/2003).

    Adoption: 2005-06-01 | Date of entry into force: 2005-06-03 | EGY-2005-L-78590

    Articles: 70, 71, 72, 248 of Law No. 12/2003 are replaced with new articles.

  4. Egypt - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Labour Code (No. 12 of 2003). - English translation Act on-line (In Arabic)

    Adoption: 2003-04-07 | EGY-2003-L-64693

    Preface sets out new features of labour code, including the balance in duties and responsibilities between workers and employers; due consideration to the social dimensions of the economy; new provisions that reflect global and local economic changes; reflection of fundamental principles contained in international labour standards; safeguarding formerly acquired rights; and recognition of workers' right to a periodic annual wage increase of at least 7 per cent.
    The Code consists of six parts:
    Part I : Definitions and general provisions
    Part II: Individual labour relations (chapters and sections on the employment of Egyptians at home and abroad, the employment of foreigners, labour contracts, wages, leave, workers' duties, supervision of workers and accountability, hours of work, employment of women and children and the termination of the labour relationship)
    Part III: Vocational training and guidance (the licensing and exercise of vocational training, skill assessment and trade practice licensing)
    Part IV : Collective labour relations (consultation and cooperation, collective bargaining, collective labour agreements, labour disputes)
    Part V : Occupational safety and health and the work environment (definitions, work sites, structures and permits, safeguarding the work environment, social and health services, occupational safety and health and environment inspection, regulation of occupational safety and health and environment equipment, research bodies and advisory services)
    Part VI : Labour inspection and sanctions (labour inspection, judicial authority and sanctions).

    The new Code excludes from its scope of application the following categories: public servants including those working in local government units and public authorities, domestic servants and members of the employer's family who are also his dependents. Debts due to workers under the provisions of this Code have priority over all other debts. Provisions of the Code apply to foreign workers provided there is reciprocal treatment. Enters into force 90 days after publication.

  5. Egypt - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Ministry of Manpower and Training, No. 167 of 1996 to amend Ministerial Order No. 32 of 1989 concerning the use of the funds received because of the committment of violations of the provisions of the Labour Code.

    Adoption: 1996-09-30 | Date of entry into force: 1996-11-03 | EGY-1996-R-46984

    Amends section 2 of Ministerial Order No. 139 of 1996 to specify the percentage of funds to be allocated to the various departments of the police.

  6. Egypt - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Ministry of Manpower and Immigration No. 139 of 1996 to amend Ministerial Order No. 32 of 1989 concerning the spending of the amounts of money received as fines for violating provisions of the Labour Code.

    Adoption: 1996-08-01 | Date of entry into force: 1996-08-01 | EGY-1996-R-45687

  7. Egypt - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree (No. 29 of 1982) concerning administrative departments involved in the application of the Labour Act (No. 137 of 1981).

    Adoption: 1982-02-07 | EGY-1982-R-56980

    Determines the allocation of administrative responsibilities for application of the Labour Act (No. 137 of 1981).

  8. Egypt - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    An Act to promulgate the Labour Code. No. 137.

    Adoption: 1981-08-06 | EGY-1981-L-11006

    Available in English.


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