The Union Coordinating Committee (UCC) held a protest on Saturday outside the VAT building to protest the failure in referring the series of ranks and salaries to the Parliament. President of the Schools Teachers Union Nehme Mahfoud announced that all schools will be closed as of Monday morning
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 […]
Acting Labor Minister Nicolas Fattoush and Lebanese President Michel Suleiman signed on Thursday the transportation allowance decree This development comes after PM Nagib Mikati accepted the resignation of former Labor minister Charbel Nahhas , who refused to sign the 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,
Labour MP John Mann has called on Gordon Brown to agree to step down as party leader before its annual conference in September. The Bassetlaw MP said the “credibility” of a potential Lib Dem-Labour alliance would be damaged if he carried on. Mr Mann said Labour shed votes because the PM appeared to be “out […]