Lebanon: Trade unions of workers and users of oil seek real solutions

The administration bodies of the trade unions of workers and users of oil in El-Zahrani announced an emergency meeting with the Minister of Energy and Water and his advisors, and the Director General of Oil. In the meeting, trade unions in Tripoli and El-Zahrani addressed the deteriorating economic situation of workers. Therefore, users should be given a monthly financial assistance.

Palestine: Decision to raise the minimum wage for all workers in public and private sectors

Shaher Saad, the Secretary-General of the Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions (PGFTU), said that the first national conference of social dialogue held in February 2021 with private sector institutions and the Ministry of Labour has been concluded with raising the minimum wage for all male and female workers in public and private sectors from 1450 to 1880 shekels.