Riad & Riad successfully completed transferring the workforce of one of world’s largest visa outsourcing and technology services companies in Egypt

April 15, 2024
R&R has successfully completed transfer of the workforce of one of the world's largest visa outsourcing and technology services companies in Egypt. The transfer of the company’s staff took place as part of a bus...

Riad & Riad has been shortlisted as Employment Law Firm of the Year

February 4, 2024
We are thrilled to announce that Riad & Riad has been shortlisted in the Legal 500 MENA Awards 2024 as the Employment Law Firm of the Year. Also, our Partner Dr. Eman Riad has been shortliste...

Egypt Increases the Minimum Wage for Private Sector Employees

November 4, 2023
The Egyptian Minister of Planning and Industrial Development issued Decree No. 46 of 2023 (the ”Decree”) setting the minimum salary for private sector employees in Egypt. The minimum salary of private sector employe...

OVERVIEW OF THE EGYPTIAN LABOR LAW

June 30, 2023
Employment and labor relationships in Egypt are regulated by the Egyptian Labor Law No. 12/2003 and relevant Decrees (the “Labor Law”). The Labor Law was promulgated on 7 April 2003 consisting of 257 Articles includ...

Riad & Riad is Top Ranked in Legal500 EMEA 2023

April 25, 2023
Riad & Riad continues to improve its quality rankings in the 2023 edition of the Legal 500 EMEA directory. The guide ranks us in six practice areas. We are proud that our Project and Infrastructure tea...

Riad & Riad Ranked in Chambers & Partners Global 2023 Guide

February 20, 2023
Riad & Riad has, once again, been recognized by Chambers and Partners in its Global 2023 guide for Project & Energy as well as the Commercial Contracts and Venture Capital in Egypt. Congratulations to partne...

Riad & Riad Successfully Defends a Major Airline Company in a Dispute Against CFO

January 27, 2023
Riad & Riad scored a favourable court judgment for a leading airline company in a dispute against its chief financial officer (CFO). The judgment was issued by the Egyptian Court of Cassation setting out a numbe...

Egypt – Increase of the Minimum Salary for Private Sector Employee

January 18, 2023
Minimum Salary for 2023 The Egyptian National Council for Salaries (“Council") chaired by the Minister of Planning and Economic Development has decided to increase the minimum salary for private sector employees fro...

Favorable Court Judgement in a Dispute against a Senior Executive

March 15, 2022
Riad & Riad scored a favorable court judgments for a leading UK textile and fabrics company in a dispute against a senior executive director. The Court of First Instance and the Court of Appeal decided that a bo...

R&R Scored a Victory Nullifying an Arbitration Award in a Collective Labor Dispute

March 12, 2022
Riad & Riad has successfully represented a multinational aviation company in a long dispute against the Labor Union of Air-Transport in Egypt. The High Court of Cassation in Egypt has issued its judgment decidin...

حوار مع جريدة المال حول مشروع قانون العمل الجديد

January 31, 2022
أجرت الدكتورة إيمان رياض الشريك بالمكتب حوار مع جريدة المال حول مشروع قانون العمل الجديد الجارى حاليًا مناقشته أمام مجلس الشيوخ. وقد اوضحت د/ إيمان خلال الحوار الايجابيات والسلبيات التى اتى بها مشروع القانون وك...

Favorable Arbitral Award for a Multinational Construction Company

December 19, 2021
Tribunal decided unanimously the inarbitrability of construction social insurance disputes and dismissed the claim Riad & Riad scored a victory defending one of the international construction cong...

RR NEWSLETTER ISSUE 21

March 31, 2021
Legal Updates1 Special Labor & Employment Issuance The New Normal – Remote Work and the Future of Employment & Labor Laws in Egypt New measures to link Social Insurance with Payroll Tax in Egypt Work Injury...
Remote work and future of employment labor law

The New Normal – Remote Work and the Future of Employment & Labor Laws in Egypt

March 23, 2021
The digital transformation and prevalence of online technology have created new work models; the workforce is becoming mobile and employees are becoming able to do their jobs from anywhere through digital means of c...
Egypt social insurance

New Increase in the Social Insurance Salary in Egypt

March 16, 2021
The new Social Insurance Law No. 148/2019 in Egypt (which came into force in January 2020) has introduced – for the first time - the concept of the Unified Social Insurance Salary and cancelled the traditional disti...

Egypt’s Personal Data Protection Law – An Employment & HR Perspective

February 28, 2021
The Egyptian Data Protection Law No. 151/2020 (the “Law”) came into effect in October 2020. The executive regulation of the Law is expected to be issued by April 2021. Companies are given twelve 12-month grace perio...

Reconstitution of the National Council for Salaries – A Step towards Setting a Minimum Salary for Private Sector Employees

January 3, 2021
The National Council for Salaries (the “Council”) was first constituted in 2003 in accordance with Article (34) of the Egyptian Labor Law No. 12/2003. The Council is competent to determine the minimum salaries and t...

New point-based residency system for investors

October 14, 2020
On the 1st of October 2020, the General Authority for Foreign Investment in Egypt (“GAFI”) issued important rules adopting new “points-based” system for the issuance of residence permits for foreign investors (for u...