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2017-06-28
Morocco - The urban community of Tangier has delayed the payment of salaries for the month of June, despite the powers of the community’s president, Bashir al-Abdalawi to order the payment of salaries. As of Sunday evening, the workers of the Tangier group have not been paid, causing financial problems for many of them who were counting on receiving the monthly salary before Eid. The Prime...
2017-06-27
Bahrain - A prominent independent newspaper in Bahrain earlier shut down by the government as part of a crackdown on dissent has laid off its staff. The daily Al-Wasat sent a statement Saturday to employees saying it had to let them go after Bahrain’s rulers ordered it closed on June 4. “We regret to inform you that the board of directors … has decided to terminate the employment contracts...
2017-06-27
Egypt- Workers of the Suez Canal Company, affiliated to Suez Canal Authority, refused on Monday to allow Engineer Issam Dabash, the chairman of the board of directors to leave his office, to protest the delay in the payment of the allowance approved by the House of Representatives. The chairman of the board of directors, Essam Dabash, received a fax last Wednesday from the Suez Canal Authority...
2017-06-27
Egypt – Egypt - Nestlé workers began a strike at the company's factory in Qalyub to protest the dismissal of their colleagues. A source from the company said that the evening shift workers were surprised by the dismissal of a number of colleagues from various sections of the morning shift. The governor of Qalioubia, the police director and a number of Parliament members engaged in a dialogue...
2017-06-25
Morocco- A number workers at Central- Danone in Jersif, have been on strike for several weeks, like the rest of their colleagues at the national level, after they were surprised by several measures taken by the new handling company, which  hit  a series of gains made by workers throughout their careers with the main company. Protesters considered imposing a set of conditions...
2017-06-25
Morocco - Employees of the National Union of Social Security beneficiaries decided to strike in protest against the administration's systematic disregard of the demands to accelerate the improvement of working conditions, and to provide the necessary human resources and adequate attention to the needs and demands of beneficiaries in order to reduce pressure and occupational oppression within the...
2017-06-23
Egypt - Dozens of workers of natural gas field west of Port Said province protested against the issuance of instructions from the Director of the General Department stating that the holiday of Eid al-Fitr is one day only Sunday. The workers denounced this this arbitrary decision especially that workers need to return to their homes which take them about 12 hours.  On the other hand, the...
2017-06-23
Yemen - Hundreds of protestors in the city of Taiz burned pictures of Prime Minister Ahmed Obaid bin Dajr, demanding him to resign during a march to protest the failure of the government to pay the salaries of employees of the province for the ninth month in a row. The protesters chanted slogans calling for the departure of the Yemeni prime minister. A number of trade unions and civil society...
2017-06-23
Morocco - Workers of a mining company protested in front of the company's headquarters in protest against the administration's delay in implementing the agreement signed with workers. The agreement provides for a fixed date of payment of wages set between 15 and 16 of each month. However the company did not commit to this agreement. 
2017-06-22
Jordan - A 30-year-old employee of the electricity company died Tuesday after an electric shock while he was repairing one of the electric poles in the Bayader Wadi El-Seer district. The source added that the employee's body was transferred to a private hospital

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