Officially, from today, January 1, the private sector is obligated to implement a minimum salary of 2,400 pounds per month

According to the decision of the Ministry of Manpower issued on September 23, 2021, the private sector begins today to implement the salary decision for employees with a minimum of 2,400 pounds per month, as part of the state’s improvement in salaries and wages for this category of private sector workers.

The decision of the National Wages Council to impose 2,400 pounds per month for workers in the private sector

This decision came after it was imposed by the National Council for Wages and published through the Official Gazette on September 23, No. 57 of 2031, which stipulated that the minimum wage in the private sector would be 2,400 Egyptian pounds only per month, starting from the beginning of January 2022.

The Minister of Manpower will conduct inspections of facilities to follow up on the implementation of the decision

In the same context, the Minister of Manpower, Muhammad Saafan, confirmed that inspections will be carried out on the establishments, to ensure the implementation of the decision to impose the minimum wage, starting today, Saturday, January 1, noting at the same time that 90% of the establishments implement the decision, and only 10% It is the ones that have not yet implemented the decision effectively, and they are being followed up to ensure its implementation.

Private sector workers demand follow-up implementation of the decision

And benefiting from that decision, “the implementation of the minimum wage,” which is being applied by nearly 35 million citizens working in private sector establishments, and these workers desire the need for a mechanism to implement the decisions for fear of arbitrariness by the owners of the establishments in the application, due to the pretexts of the economic situation and the Corona pandemic, and even commensurate with Income of workers with the existing increase in the prices of basic goods and services.

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