Negotiations with IFM ongoing – Tunisia’s Social Affairs Minister

May 2, 2023

Malek Ezzahi, Tunisia’s Social Affairs Minister, indicated Monday that talks between the North African country and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are still ongoing. The ... Read More

Expulsion of ETUC General Secretary will damage international reputation of Kais Saied’s regime – ITUC

February 21, 2023

The International Trade Union Federation, ITUF, Monday slammed the expulsion by Tunisian authorities of Esther Lynch, General Secretary of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) ... Read More

Tunisia: Low turnout at 11.3 per cent in elections second round

January 30, 2023

11.3 per cent of voters casted their ballot papers during the second round of Sunday elections, Tunisia’s independent elections body, ISIE announced after the poll ... Read More

Tunisia: Powerful UGTT slams government for selling state-run companies in deal with IMF

November 1, 2022

Noureddine Taboubi, the Secretary General of Tunisia’s powerful labor union UGTT, Monday laid into the government of President Kais Saied for succumbing to the International ... Read More

Tunisia: UGTT charges IMF of  pressuring it to endorse government-pushed reforms

June 17, 2022

UGTT, Tunisia’s mighty labor union, Thursday slammed the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for exerting pressure on the organization to back reforms proposed by the government ... Read More

Tunisia: UGTT says targeted by authorities for refusing to endorse ongoing national dialogue

June 10, 2022

Noureddine Taboubi, Secretary General of Tunisia’s powerful labor union UGTT, revealed Thursday that the organization is being targeted by the government after it returned down ... Read More

Tunisia: UGTT announces general strike in public sector for June 16

June 1, 2022

The Tunisian powerful General Labor Union (UGTT) has announced a general strike in the public sector on Thursday, June 16, reports Tunisian news agency TAP, ... Read More

IMF to send team to Tunisia for further talks about credit facility

March 18, 2022

An International Monetary Fund team of experts will travel to Tunisia late this month to continue talks with authorities about the North African country’s request ... Read More

Tunisian teachers demand their January salaries

February 1, 2022

The union of secondary education, the general federation of higher education and scientific research, both members of Tunisia’s powerful workers union UGTT, have called on ... Read More

Tunisia to freeze salaries, recruitment in public sector for next three years – local NGO

January 5, 2022

Tunisia has pledged to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to freeze salaries and recruitments in public sector from next three years until 2024, local powerful ... Read More