Labour

20-11-2012
Libya's labour ministry estimates that unemployment is 15% of the economically active population, with university graduates making up some 43% of the total unemployed population. 
07-11-2012
A group of Egyptian workers and company owners have held a demonstration outside the Libyan embassy in Cairo over difficulties in obtaining visas for Libya.
07-11-2012
The Vietnamese government has set out rules on exporting workers to Libya, several months after issuing licenses to recruitment companies.
17-09-2012
The Filipino labour ministry has said it will 'tighten' restrictions on the employment of its nationals in Libya's construction sector after last week's attack in Benghazi.
16-07-2012
The government of Vietnam has issued new licenses for recruitment companies to send Vietnamese workers back to Libya, easing restrictions that were imposed during the 2011 conflict.
16-06-2012
The Indian government has eased some restrictions on sending Indian workers to Libya due to an improvement in the security situation and growing demand for manpower.
05-06-2012
The Libyan authorities have begun to allow Egyptian labourers entry into the country through collective visas, according to reports in the local press.
29-05-2012
A report in the Bangladeshi press claims that some 200 Bangladeshi workers were expelled from Libya in late May after the authorities ruled that their visas were not genuine.
21-05-2012
On 15 May a delegation of Italian union officials held meetings in Tripoli to mark the opening of an Italian labour union office in Libya.
17-05-2012
The Philippines government has said that its nationals are now officially permitted to work in Libya, lifting a ban in place since February 2011.
30-04-2012
The Libyan Minister of Labour and Rehabilitation, Mustafa Alrujbani, and his Sudanese counterpart Faraj Abdullah signed on 24 March a memorandum of understanding covering work and rehabilitation, education, healthcare, scientific research and investment.