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

Tunisia: Ennahdha pushes to ouster PM Mechichi – Business News

July 23, 2021

Tunisia’s largest party in parliament, Ennahdha, is in talks with the country’s powerful labor union UGTT to replace Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi as part of ... Read More

Cash-strapped Tunisia seeks IMF loan

April 29, 2021

Tunisia has officially asked the IMF for a new program to back up the economic reforms to alleviate the strain on public finances. The Tunisian ... Read More

Tunisia: Monthly minimum wage raised by 6.5 per cent

December 31, 2020

Tunisia has raised monthly minimum wage by 6.5 per cent to help workers weather economic stress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the powerful workers’ union, ... Read More

Tunisia: UGTT to boycott legislative & presidential elections

July 19, 2019

Tunisia’s powerful workers union, UGTT, Thursday said it will take part neither in the legislative nor in the presidential elections planned for next fall. Noureddine ... Read More