A draft new law on labor and employment is under discussion by the Government to replace the current Labor Law no. 12 for 2003. The draft law proposes new rules for calculating the annual raise, the study leave, the maternity leave and the overtime hours. The law has some confusing provisions related to the extension and termination of the limited period employment contracts and employee profit sharing,
Our labor and employment partner, Dr. Eman Riad, shared its comments and thoughts on the draft law with the relevant governmental authorities and business associations. If you would like to get a copy of our commentary on the draft law, please contact Dr. Eman or email us.