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Employer requirements – military leave
  • Egypt
  • 09 July 2014

Article 43 of the Law on Military and Patriotic Service stipulates that employers should reinstate employees who have been called for military service. However, it does not stipulate whether reinstatement is obligatory, which has led to questions such as whether it is limited to indefinite-term contracts and events where the period of absence for military service does not extend beyond the term of the fixed-term contract.

Compensation for premature termination of fixed-term employment contracts
  • Egypt
  • 29 January 2014

The termination of employment contracts and the compensation associated therewith is one of the most intriguing and contentious labour law issues in Egypt. The Labour Law overlooks (without justification) important matters of significant concern to employers, including the basis for determining the compensation due for premature termination of employment contracts.

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