The Need for Labor Law Reform in Egypt


​The Egyptian Labor Law needs significant changes in order to keep up with existing practices and avoid exacerbating negative effects on the employer, employee and the economy at large. This is why a new Labor Law to replace the existing Labor Law is currently being discussed in the Egyptian Parliament. Though several important amendments are being discussed, the general direction in Parliament is still unclear. Moreover, the date of any promulgation is still difficult to discern given the discussions currently taking place. Therefore, instead of discussing the proposed amendments, which may or may not be included in the final version of the law, this article addresses the need for reform from the perspective of companies, especially foreign…


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