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  1. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Law No. 142 of 2019 which amends several provisions of the Trade Union Law and the Protection of Freedom of Association promulgated by Law No. 213 of 2017.

    Adoption: 2019-08-05 | EGY-2019-L-108770

    The Law amends Articles (11, 12, 67, 68 and 76) of the Trade Union Law and the Protection of Freedom of Association promulgated by Law No. 213 of 2017.

  2. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 36 of 2018 promulgating guiding models for trade union organization in order to set their basic regulations. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2018-03-14 | Date of entry into force: 2018-03-15 | EGY-2018-R-108456

    Provides guiding models for trade union organization in order to set their basic regulations.

  3. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 35 of 2018 Promulgating the Executive Regulations of the Trade Unions Law. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2018-03-14 | Date of entry into force: 2018-03-15 | EGY-2018-R-108457

    The executive regulation of the Trade Unions Law, ascertain the conditions and procedures required for existing Labor Organizations to comply with the Law.

  4. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Law No. 213 of 2017 on promulgating the Trade Union Law. (قانون رقم 213 لسنة 2017 باصدار قانون المنظمات النقابية العمالية وحماية حق التنظيم النقابي) - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-12-17 | Date of entry into force: 2017-12-18 | EGY-2017-L-107361

    Part I: Definitions and general provisions.
    Part II: Establishing the Trade Union and its Objectives.
    Part III: The Trade Union Members.
    Part IV: The Trade Union Formations.
    Part V: The conditions and procedures for nominating and electing the Trade Union Board of Directors.
    Part VI: Rights and guarantees of trade union practice.
    Part VII: The Trade Union fund and resources.
    part VIII:The Trade Union exemptions and benefits.
    Part IX: The Trade Union basic and financial systems.
    Part X: Sanctions.

  5. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 117 of 2014 promulgating the Trade Union Organizations Statute Model and Regulation. - Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-07-16 | Date of entry into force: 2014-07-17 | EGY-2014-R-99714

    Part I - Organization name, Headquartered and Who legally represent it.
    Part II - Trade union Organizations.
    Part III - The Conditions and Procedures for Nominating and Electing the Trade Union Organizations Bodies.
    Part IV - The Trade Union Organization Finance.
    Part V - Strike.
    Part VI - Provisions concerning the Trade Union Organizations Employees.
    Part VII - The Benefits, Services and the conditions of Granting and Deprivation them.
    Part VIII - The Members Duties
    General Provisions

  6. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Law No. 97 of 2012 amending some provisions of Law No. 35 on Trade Unions. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2012-11-24 | Date of entry into force: 2012-11-25 | EGY-2012-L-93438

    Section 1 repeals section 23 of Law No. 35 of 1976 on Trade Unions.

    Section 2 amends and replaces Section 42 of Law No. 35, as follows:
    "If one of the trade union board directors member reached the age of retirement or become disabled or for any other reason his seat became empty, the next candidate with the highest number of votes shall replace his seat.
    The minister has the right to appoint board members of the trade union, if the minimum required number of members did not manage for any reason, to fill the vacant seats."

    Section 3 provides that the election of the Egyptian Trade Union Federation is postponed for six months, or it could be held before the six months if the government issues a new Trade Union Law.

  7. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 184 of 2003 concerning the collective labour agreement form

    Adoption: 2003-09-06 | Date of entry into force: 2003-09-24 | EGY-2003-R-69759

    Sets forth the standard form to be approved for consultation by the parties to a collective labour agreement
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  8. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 124 of 2003 determining the collective negotiation levels, subjects, and procedures to be followed in respect thereof

    Adoption: 2003-07-14 | Date of entry into force: 2003-08-21 | EGY-2003-R-69683

    Regulates collective bargaining at the enterprise, branch of activity, profession or industry, and regional or national level. Sets forth subjects for collective negotiation such as hours of work and paid leave. Deals with various other procedures related to collective bargaining and collective agreements.

  9. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 1185 of 2003 determining the vital or strategic establishments where strike is forbidden

    Adoption: 2003-07-12 | Date of entry into force: 2003-07-18 | EGY-2003-R-69681

    Sets forth a list of establishments forbidden from staging or calling for a strike by virtue of the vital or strategic nature of services provided.

  10. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - EU Decision

    Regulations under the Civil Societies and Institutions Law.

    Adoption: 2002-10-23 | Date of entry into force: 2002-10-24 | EGY-2002-DE-62681

    Sets forth procedures to be followed by foreign NGOs and national groupings to be registered as civil societies. Such societies are barred from engaging in political activities restricted to political parties under the Parties Law or in trade union activities restricted to trade unions under the Trade Unions Law.

  11. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Law No. 84 of 2002 on Civil Societies and Institutions.

    Adoption: 2002-06-05 | Date of entry into force: 2002-06-06 | EGY-2002-L-62678

    Recognizes as civil society any grouping of natural or legal persons or both organized for non-profit-making purposes, without prejudice to those societies established by special decrees or under international agreements. Foreign non-governmental organisations may also exercise the activities allowed to civil societies under this law .

  12. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision No. 242 of 1999 of the Ministry of Insurance and Social Affairs.

    Adoption: 1999-11-28 | Date of entry into force: 1999-11-29 | EGY-1999-R-56020

    Outlines the Executive Statutes of Law No. 153 of 1999 which regulates the activity of public associations and institutions.

  13. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Law No. 153 regulating Civil Associations and Institutions.

    Adoption: 1999-05-27 | Date of entry into force: 1999-05-27 | EGY-1999-L-54061

    This Law is applicable in parallel to the dispositions of Law No. 91 of 1971; it, however, repeals Law No. 62 of 1964 which regulated Civil Associations and Institutions.

  14. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 204 of 1996 concerning conditions and secondment in relation to the performance of union activities.

    Adoption: 1997-11-26 | Date of entry into force: 1997-05-06 | EGY-1997-R-48334

    Indicates the manner of applying s. 45 of the Trade Union Act No. 35 of 1976, as amended.

  15. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Law (No. 9 of 1997) amending provisions of Law (No. 27 of 1994) concerning arbitration in civil and commercial matters.

    Adoption: 1997-05-13 | EGY-1997-L-56959

    Amends Law (No. 27 of 1994) concerning the use of arbitration in civil and commercial matters by providing procedures for disputes arising in the context of administrative contracts.

  16. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Ministry of Health No. 364 of 1995 to make regulations on secondment and leave without pay for employees employed in the health sector.

    Adoption: 1996-10-08 | Date of entry into force: 1995-10-25 | EGY-1996-R-44594

  17. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Ministry of Manpower and Training, No. 41 of 1996, to amend certain provisions of the Financial Regulations of Trade Unions.

    Adoption: 1996-03-31 | Date of entry into force: 1996-04-19 | EGY-1996-R-44605

    Prescribes maximum and minimum amounts of compensation due to union members assigned to official union duties outside the area where the union is headquartered.

  18. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 134 of 1995 of the Ministry of Manpower and Training to amend certain provisions of the financial regulations on trade unions

    Adoption: 1995-09-06 | Date of entry into force: 1995-10-03 | EGY-1995-R-43001

    Amendments to Order No. 137 of 1989 concerning resources of trade union income, check-off procedures, allocation of trade union resources between the various levels of organizational hierarchy, investment of trade union resources, etc.

  19. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Act No. 92 of 1995 to amend certain provisions of Act No. 73 of 1973 specifying the conditions to be fulfilled and procedures to be followed in the election of workers' representatives to the boards of directors of public sector enterprises, shareholding companies and private associations and establishments.

    Adoption: 1995-04-27 | Date of entry into force: 1995-05-05 | EGY-1995-L-40996

  20. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Act No. 12 of 1995 to amend certain provisions of the Trade Union Act No. 35 of 1976.

    Adoption: 1995-03-29 | Date of entry into force: 1995-03-31 | EGY-1995-L-41014

    Amends sections 1,2,4,6,8 (subsection f and last paragraph), 13, 14, 17, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 (first paragraph), 30, 31 (first paragraph), 36, 41, 42, 43, 45 (third paragraph), 50, 62, 65 and 68 of the principal Act. The amendments provide for new definitions and scope (includes private, public and mixed sections and agricultural workers and domestic servants); trade union registration and acquisition of legal personality; non-applicability of legislation of trade union funds for cultural, social and other purposes; the establishment of a single national-level "general union" of workers belonging to allied occupational categories and the right of the General Confederation of Trade Unions to amend the rules of such "general unions" in accordance with the standards set in the amended Act; the General Confederation's leadership of the Egyptian trade union movement; and many other related matters.

  21. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 39 of 1994 to amend certain provisions of the trade union financial regulations.

    Adoption: 1995-03-22 | Date of entry into force: 1995-05-13 | EGY-1995-R-41020

    An Order of the Ministry of Manpower and Training to amend provisions specifying the banking institutions where trade union funds must be deposited; the purchase of necessary buildings; the meaning of travel expenses; entitlement to travel allowances and other related matters.

  22. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Act No. 5 of 1995 to amend certain provisions of Act No. 100 of 1993 on democratic safeguards for professional associations

    Adoption: 1995-02-13 | Date of entry into force: 1995-02-14 | EGY-1995-L-40020

    Provides for supervision of elections to the bodies of professional associations by a judicial committee (new section 6bis and amendments to section 6).

  23. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Legislative Decree No. 221 of 1994 of the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt to amend certain provisions of Acts No. 34 of 1971, No. 40 of 1977, and No. 95 of 1980; and to repeal Act No. 33, of 1978.

    Adoption: 1994-10-27 | EGY-1994-L-40019

    Amendments regarding the establishment of political parties.

  24. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministry of Manpower and Employment Order No. 153 of 1994, to amend certain provisions of the financial regulations for trade union organizations.

    Adoption: 1994-10-18 | Date of entry into force: 1994-11-08 | EGY-1994-R-40296

    Authorizes the boards of directors of the General Confederation and general trade unions to grant board members an allowance not exceeding 100 Egyptian pounds per month.

  25. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 157 of 1994 amending certain provisions of the internal regulations of Engineers' Union

    Adoption: 1994-07 | EGY-1994-R-39869

    Allows the formation of regional engineers' unions, and provides for conditions of establishing such sub-unions.

  26. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 158 of 1994

    Adoption: 1994-05-05 | EGY-1994-R-39867

    Permits the establishment of the union of workers who are shareholders in electricity companies in accordance with Financial Market Act No. 95 of 1992 and its implementing regulations.

  27. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Law (No. 27 of 1994) concerning arbitration in civil and commercial matters.

    Adoption: 1994-04-18 | EGY-1994-L-56958

    Supersedes provisions of the Civil and Commercial Procedure Law (No. 13, 1968) concerning arbitration and stipulates procedures for the use of arbitrataion to resolve disputes. Applies to all arbitration, irrespective of the nature of the legal relation around with the dispute revolves.

  28. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 39 of 1994 to amend certain provisions of the Financial Regulations of Trade Unions.

    Adoption: 1994-03-22 | EGY-1994-R-49146

    Amends the provisions of section 6, sub-paragraph c of section 21, sections 41, 43, 46 and paragraph 2 of section 64 of the Financial Regulations of Trade Unions referred to in the Order. This amendment provides for the bank in which the funds shall be saved and the buildings to be purchased which are necessary for the functioning of the trade unions.

  29. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Act No. 24 of 1994 to amend certain provisions of Act No. 13 of 1993 respecting the Federation of Trade Unions of the Medical Professions.

    Adoption: 1994-03-21 | Date of entry into force: 1994-03-25 | EGY-1994-L-41005

    Amendments concerning contributions to the Unions' social welfare and pension fund and other financial matters.

  30. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Act No. 100 of 1993 to provide Democratic Safeguards for Professional Associations.

    Adoption: 1993-02-17 | EGY-1993-L-43998

  31. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Act No.13 of 1992 to amend certain provisions of the Teaching Professions Union Act (No.79 of 1969)

    Adoption: 1992-04-23 | Date of entry into force: 1992-05-03 | EGY-1992-L-33854

    Amendments concerning union dues.

  32. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 149, 1990, of the Ministry of Manpower and Training to amend certain articles of Order No. 38, 1977, on terms and conditions of release from work to perform trade union duties.

    Adoption: 1991-12-16 | Date of entry into force: 1991-01-29 | EGY-1991-R-27643

    Amends section 3 of Ministerial Order No. 38, 1977, to provide that the union shall be responsible for paying the wages of workers released by private-sector employers to perform trade union duties. The Union may also grant workers released from the civil service, the public sector or the private sector, a special allowance not exceeding 30 percent of their basic wages. All such payments must be charged to the Union's administrative expenses account.

  33. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Ministry of Manpower and Training No. 149 of 1990 to amend certain provisions of Order No. 38 of 1977, concerning the conditions for disengagement to perform trade union activities.

    Adoption: 1990-12-16 | EGY-1990-R-49141

    Amends the first and second paragraphs of article 3 of the Order of the Minister of Manpower and Training No. 38 of 1977 .

  34. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 264, 1990, to amend certain provisions of Ministerial Order No. 194, 1969, to make regulations under Act No. 79, 1969, respecting the Teachers' Trade Union.

    Adoption: 1990-08-27 | Date of entry into force: 1990-09-18 | EGY-1990-R-21784

    Amendments to various sections respecting dues, election to governing bodies and union resources.

  35. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Minister of Manpower and Training No. 127 of 1989 to issue financial regulations for trade unions.

    Adoption: 1989-09-28 | Date of entry into force: 1989-11-01 | EGY-1989-R-49132

  36. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 59 of 1985 to define the educational courses in the field of trade union's duties.

    Adoption: 1985-06-10 | EGY-1985-R-49155

    Defines the conditions to be fulfilled by a course to be considered as an educational course under the provisions of section 24 of the Trade Unions Act. Regards the duration of such courses, and the number of participants therein. Repeals Ministerial Order No. 26 of 1977 referred to therein.

  37. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree (No. 20 of 1982) concerning settlement of collective litigations.

    Adoption: 1982-02-07 | EGY-1982-R-56971

    Provides for the creation of local committees to facilitate the settlement of litigation in each governate. Sets out procedures for the operation of the committees and provides for appeals to the central council for settlement of litigation.

  38. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    An Act to amend certain provisions of the Trade Union Act (No. 35 of 1976). No. 1.

    Adoption: 1981-01-01 | EGY-1981-L-11005

  39. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Regulations No. 25, 1977, of the Minister of Labour and vocational training concerning the allocation of amounts collected from fines imposed for violations of the provisions of the law on trade unions.

    Adoption: 1977-03-30 | EGY-1977-L-16740

    These amounts will be used to set up and run cultural, social and health centres providing services to workers at the national and regional levels.

  40. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations No. 38, 1977, of the Minister of labour and vocational training concerning the conditions and regulations governing the release of workers for the performance of trade union functions.

    Adoption: 1977 | EGY-1977-R-16742

    The number of workers to be released in each undertaking will be proportionate to the number of workers employed.

  41. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations No. 30, 1976 of the Minister of labour and vocational training concerning procedures governing the nomination and election of trade union bodies.

    Adoption: 1976-O5-29 | EGY-1976-R-16739

    Regulations made in application of Act No. 35 of 1976 on trade unions.

  42. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Trade Union Act. No. 35.

    Adoption: 1976-05-01 | EGY-1976-L-13925

  43. Egypt - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 988, to provide for the conditions to be fulfilled by voters and by candidates nominated on the workers' behalf for membership of the boards of directors of companies in the public and private sectors, for the nomination and voting procedure, for the procedure for challenging appointiments and forments and for members' terms of office.

    Adoption: 1967-03-10 | EGY-1967-R-18782


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