links for 2009-05-12
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
"Employees of a petrol excavation company allege that over 1,600 of the company’s workers have been summarily dismissed without severance pay.
“I’ve worked in the company for 18 years. I started as an assistant floor man and was then promoted to a driller. And in the end they told me — without giving us a reason and without my having done anything wrong — we don’t want you,” Gamil El-Deery, told Daily News Egypt outside the Ministry of Manpower and Immigration, where workers from the Egyptian Drilling Company (EDC) staged a protest yesterday."