IN DEPTH

E.g., 02/22/2018
“Rania Al-Sarayrah” / A member of thejournalists’ network of Arab trade unionists JORDAN - A young farmer girl, whose age does not exceed 15 years old, has been working on the farm because of her poor financial family status. She complains about “not receiving a wage equal to that of her older colleagues," she said. "She earns half a dinarless than her colleagues, who earn a dinar and a half...
Title: More than a year of protests ... More than a year of closing the door of dialogue with the municipal workers in Algeria “We may fail, but never give up” with these words Mr. “Kamal Bahat”, head of the NationalFederation of Municipal Workers, started his talkwith us because of the demands of municipal workers, which have not been met and the dialogue between the Algerian government and...
A new report issued by the International Labour Organization (ILO) entitled "Global Employment and Social Expectations: Trends of 2018" predicted that the labour market conditions in the Mashreq and Gulf regions will remain relatively stable, indicating that the unemployment rate in these regions may drop slightly to 8.5% in 2018, to rise again in 2019. The report concluded that the outcome of...
Libya witnessed chaos at all levels mainly at the security level, following its revolution and the overthrow of “Muammar Gaddafi”. Naturally, this new situation has great repercussions on the safety of everyone who work in Libya or anyone visiting it at that time, especially the Tunisian citizens, who are hundreds if not thousands of workers, who are employed in many sectors. Tunisians in...
  “Adel Zakaria”–A member of the journalists’ network of Arab trade unions Egypt - Despite the opposition of many trade unions and civil society organizations in Egypt to the comprehensive health insurance bill,submitted by the Egyptian government to the House of Representatives to ratifyit, the Egyptian parliament hastily concluded the discussion of the law without paying attention to...
The Algerian police forces have faced the resident doctors’ peaceful protests at the university hospital, “Mustafa Pasha”, with repression and brutal attacks, through using rubber bullets and sticks. This resulted in serious injuries among protestors. People reacted to this conduct by circulating it in the social media. As a result, this caused a great wave of dissatisfaction among trade unions...
“Jamila Haddad” / Beirut   About two years ago, the Directorate General of the Lebanese General Security set new standards for the entry of Syrians to Lebanon. In fact, the borders used to be open between the two countries for many years under "historical" agreements that recognize the freedom of movement without any obstacles or visas. At that time, the Directorate imposed on...
An in-depth report on the issue of the inflation of electricity bills for more than eight million Algerians By: “Karim Bouakaz” Algeria| The story of a unionist, who defended the citizens by correcting the bills of eight million Algerian families. However, he was sentenced to jailand dismissed from his work, as a result. The emergence and struggle of the youngest president of a trade...
“Adel Zakaria” – A member of the press network of Arab trade unionists Egypt - After many years and after many draft laws and promises made by the successive Egyptian governments, the Egyptian parliament issued on December 5 the "Law of Trade Union Organizations and  the Protection of the Right to Organize" as a substitute for the notorious law No . 35 of 1976; which was usurping the...
“Sana'a “- “Fatima Al-Aghbari”: “Ibticem” managed to cover the needs of her five children thanks to the sewing machine she had bought, after selling all her jewelry. She was obliged to do so after the death of her husband, the family’s breadwinner, who was killed during one of the fronts’ war, which has been raging in Yemen for more than two years.  In addition to losing her husband, this...

Pages