The Prime Minister issues a decision to reduce the number of employees in government departments and institutions
Dr. Mustafa Madbouly, Prime Minister, issued a decision to reduce the number of employees in government departments and institutions, which comes within the precautionary measures taken by the state, to prevent the spread of the new Corona virus....................
The first article of the decision stipulated that the provisions of this decision shall apply to the employees working in the units of the state’s administrative apparatus, including ministries, government agencies and departments, local administration units, public bodies, public sector companies and public business sector companies, and the competent authority in each of these authorities may issue whatever decisions it deems necessary to protect Its staff and reluctant to have any possible consequences of the emerging corona virus.
Employees working in vital facilities determined by the competent authority in each agency, such as (transportation services, ambulances, hospitals, water services, sanitation, and electricity) are exempted from the application of its provisions. The competent authority in each of the workplaces of these facilities shall be organized according to the rules it deems necessary for the public interest and shall consider the precautionary measures required to deal with the emerging corona virus.
The second article of the decision stipulates that those subject to the provisions of this decision who are allowed to work from home to perform the tasks of their assigned jobs without being in the workplace for the duration of the validity of this decision, and the rest of the employees perform their job duties alternately among them daily or weekly, according to what you estimate The competent authority of each authority and the controls it issues in this regard to ensure the proper functioning of public facilities regularly and steadily.
Article (3) stipulates that the employee affected with any of the chronic diseases such as (diabetes, pressure, kidney disease, liver disease, heart disease, oncology) according to what is fixed in his job file shall be granted exceptional leave during the period of the validity of this decision and the competent authority in each authority shall estimate the extent of The need for work for incumbents of leadership positions who are subject to the provisions of this paragraph so that they continue to work for some or all of the period of validity of this decision depending on their health condition.
The employee with non-chronic diseases is granted exceptional leave for the same period in accordance with a report issued by a government hospital for his entitlement to this leave, and the employee who has contact with a disease with sickness is granted leave for the period specified by the competent medical authority.
Article (4) stipulates that a pregnant employee who is caring for one or more children under the age of twelve Gregorian years shall be granted exceptional leave for the duration of the validity of this decision.
Article (5) stipulates that an employee returning from outside the country be granted exceptional leave for a period of fifteen days starting from the date of his return to the country.
Article (6) stipulates that it is forbidden to send all those subject to the provisions of this decision to training or to attend workshops, throughout the period of validity of this decision and all training programs currently in force are suspended.
Article (7) stipulates that it is forbidden to travel all who are subject to the provisions of this decision on work assignments or to attend training or workshops outside the country, throughout the period of validity of this decision, except in cases of necessity determined by the competent authority in each authority, in accordance with the requirements of the need for work and the public interest .
Article (8) stipulates that all units of the administrative apparatus of the state, public sector companies and public business sector companies take the necessary measures to purify, clean and sterilize the workplaces according to the instructions issued by the Ministry of Health and Population in this regard.
Article (9) stipulates that the exceptional leave granted under this decision shall be paid, and not counted as part of the legally established leave or affect any of the employee's financial dues.
The 10th and final article of the decision stipulates that this decision shall be published in the Official Gazette, and shall be enforced for a period of fifteen days starting from the day following the date of its publication, and all the competent authorities shall implement it.