Tunis air to lay off 1700 employees

The state-owned Tunisian Airlines ( Tunis air) will lay off 1,700 workers over the next two years due to financial difficulties, according to a report by the Tunisian official news agency on Friday. This is the first public company in Tunisia to declare its intention to lay off workers, following the toppling of the former […]

Lebanon LM signs off on wage increase decree

Lebanon Labor Minister Charbel Nahhas signed on Friday the government’s bill on wage increases , but refused to sign the bill on the transportation allowance because he considers it “illegal.” Nahhas is reportedly preparing a draft law concerning the transportation and education allowances which he intends to present to the parliament for endorsement,