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Egypt must manage workforce’s high expectations

Egypt must manage workforce’s high expectations

Emboldened workers demand higher wages; Budget already under pressure from protest fallout; Wage increases would fuel inflation; Analysts see opposition figures needed in cabinet.

February 20, 2011 11:25

After the carrot, Egypt military shows the stick

Military moves to ban strikes; Says labour unrest threatens national security; Taking state land must cease.

February 19, 2011 3:30

Labour unrest as Egypt moves towards democracy

First working day since military's appeal; Mubarak in Sharm, not well, says Saudi official; Further talks on transition to democracy; Constitutional committee meets for first time.

February 16, 2011 4:10