EghtesadOnline: More than 90% of employees and 77% of managers of executive bodies were reportedly satisfied with remote work and believe it must continue until the end of the Covid-19 pandemic.
EghtesadOnline: Majlis Research Center, the research arm of Iranian Parliament, cast serious doubt over a 25% pay increase for civil servants proposed by the government in the budget bill for the next fiscal year (March 2021-22).
EghtesadOnline: By Aug. 21, the Administrative and Recruitment Affairs Organization will publish advertisements to screen 40,000 new employees for government entities, Jamshid Ansari, the head of the organization, says.
EghtesadOnline: More than 80% of public and private sector employees and 68% of the self-employed and employers approve of the shutdown of businesses to fight the outbreak of coronavirus.
EghtesadOnline: The Cabinet has set 12 million rials ($88.8) in annual perks for government employees and pensioners paid before the onset of the Iranian New Year with their salary for 11th month of the Iranian year (Jan. 21-Feb. 19), Mehdi Qamsarian, the spokesman of Plan and Budget Organization said.
EghtesadOnline: The Majlis Joint Commission has decided that government employees who earn less than 360 million rials ($2,769) per year will be exempted from paying income tax as of the next Iranian year (starting March 20, 2020).
EghtesadOnline: Of the 23.8 million people employed in Iran in the last fiscal year (ended March 20, 2019), 12.9 million or 54.2% stayed for fewer than 10 years in their main jobs.
EghtesadOnline: The Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare surveyed 1.9 million unemployed, from the nearly 3.3 million unemployed in the last fiscal year (2018-19), who held a job for 10 years and more, but became jobless in the past five years.