Tag Archives | jobs in Libya

Govt Clamps Down on Illegal Double-Jobbing

The Tripoli-based government of Omar Al-Hassi is to stop the salaries of more than seventy-thousand education sector workers in March, in an attempt to root out corruption. Libya Herald reports that Deputy Minister of Education and head of the Budget Committee, Khalid Rizig, said the salaries of 52,000 education sector employees will be stopped for […]

USAID Seeks Country Representative

The United States Government (USG), represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking applications from qualified U.S. citizens to provide personal services as a Country Representative under a personal services contract, as described in the attached solicitation. Position Title: OTI Country Representative - Libya Solicitation Number: SOL-OTI-15-000006 Salary Level: GS-14 Equivalent: $85,544 […]

Indian Banks to help Nurses Returning from Libya

By John Lee. The State Level Bankers Committee (SLBC) in the Indian state of Kerala has reportedly agreed to the state government’s request to provide benefits to around 500 nurses who have returned from Iraq and Libya. According to a report from The Hindu, the benefits will be in the form of one-time settlements and […]

Egyptians Reluctant to Leave Libya

By Ahmad Mustafa, translated for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The current economic crisis in Egypt has pushed thousands of simple and marginalized people to leave their country in search of the unknown in Libya, while ignoring the warnings of authorities. […]

Interior Ministry Fires Shirkers

The Ministry of Interior has reportedly fired 214 employees who failed to turn up to work. According to Libya Herald, the sacked workers had either been taking long unauthorised periods of time off or been signing in at the start of the working day and then immediately leaving their offices. Interior ministry spokesman Rami Kaal […]

Philippines Bans Deployment of Workers to Libya

The Philippine Labour and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz (pictured), who is also the Chairman of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration Governing Board, has announced that the Board had issued a resolution imposing a total ban on the deployment of Filipino overseas workers to Libya. The resolution, Resolution No. 8, Series of 2014, imposes a total […]

Upper Quartile, WYG win Employment Programme Contract

International economic strategy consultancy, Upper Quartile, has secured the latest contract for its partnership with multidisciplinary consultancy, WYG. The partners have been awarded a competitive £2.5-million contract from the UK's Department for International Development (DFID) to deliver the creation of jobs for 18- to 35-year-olds in Libya. Following the conflict in the country, the Arab Partnership […]

Sri Lanka to Repatriate Workers

Sri Lanka has suspended sending workers to Libya due to the volatile security situation, according to Xinhua. The Sri Lankan Foreign Employment Bureau added that it is trying to repatriate some 20 Sri Lankans employed in the country. The External Affairs Ministry said that the current situation in Libya is not conducive for Sri Lankans […]