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  • 30 cases of human trafficking reported during 2016
    30 cases of human trafficking reported during 2016
    A report issued by the Ministry of Labor on the more than 85,000 visits conducted last year by the Department of Inspections showed that 9511 warnings had been issued, and that 5190 labor law violations and 290 other worker-related incidents had been reported. In addition, 30 cases of human trafficking were transferred to the Public Prosecutor.

  • Teachers’ Union warns against signing leave forms between quarters
    Teachers’ Union warns against signing leave forms between quarters
    The Jordanian Teachers’ Union has warned teachers working in the private sector against signing any leave forms between quarters, underlining that teachers’ leaves are to be set by the Ministry of Education, according to the school calendar.

  • Ministry of Labor to prevent migrant workers from renewing their permits when changing employers
    Ministry of Labor to prevent migrant workers from renewing their permits when changing employers
    The Ministry of Labor has issued a circular banning foreign workers from renewing their work permits, “if they do not wish to remain under the same employer as prior to the permit’s expiry”.

  • Study: Employment Trends in Jordan 2016
    Study: Employment Trends in Jordan 2016
    A study has found that job positions in administration and finance, as well as print media, accounted for most of the labor market demand in Jordan throughout 2016, and as much as 29.1% of job postings throughout the year, followed by jobs in education, at 22.1%, and technical and manual professions, at 12.9%.

  • Stall owners threaten self-immolation over the closure of the
    Stall owners threaten self-immolation over the closure of the" Amaneh" market
    Numerous stall owners at the" Amaneh" market staged a sit-in protest this Monday morning in front of the main Greater Amman Municipality building and threatened to set themselves on fire to protest the decision to close the market.

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