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Name: Act No. 12 of 1995 to amend certain provisions of the Trade Union Act No. 35 of 1976.
Country: Egypt
Subject(s): Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1995-03-29
Entry into force:
Published on: Al-Jarida Al-Rasmiya, 1995-03-30, Vol. 38, No. 13(Supplement), pp. 2-16
ISN: EGY-1995-L-41014
Bibliography: Al-Jarida Al-Rasmiya, 1995-03-30, Vol. 38, No. 13(Supplement), pp. 2-16
Abstract/Citation: Amends sections 1,2,4,6,8 (subsection f and last paragraph), 13, 14, 17, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 (first paragraph), 30, 31 (first paragraph), 36, 41, 42, 43, 45 (third paragraph), 50, 62, 65 and 68 of the principal Act. The amendments provide for new definitions and scope (includes private, public and mixed sections and agricultural workers and domestic servants); trade union registration and acquisition of legal personality; non-applicability of legislation of trade union funds for cultural, social and other purposes; the establishment of a single national-level "general union" of workers belonging to allied occupational categories and the right of the General Confederation of Trade Unions to amend the rules of such "general unions" in accordance with the standards set in the amended Act; the General Confederation's leadership of the Egyptian trade union movement; and many other related matters.
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