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  • Exploitation of legal gaps leads to ‘forced labour’ in Jordan
    Exploitation of legal gaps leads to ‘forced labour’ in Jordan
    Despite efforts to improve Jordanian laws and policies pertaining to labour and workers’ rights, some gaps in these laws are being used to practise “forced labour” in the Kingdom, said a report released on Saturday.
    In the report, titled “Forced Labour in Jordan”, the Phenix Centre for Economic and Informatics Studies recommended including a definition of “forced labour” in the Labour Law in line with international conventions.

  •  Attacks and expulsion continue against Arab workers in Occupying state
    Attacks and expulsion continue against Arab workers in Occupying state
    laborwatch- Arab workers union in the city of Nazareth Continues its appeal and its activities in order to provide protection for Palestinian workers inside Occupying state after repeated attacks on Palestinian workers by Israeli settlers in Israeli cities and the latest of which was the attack on Palestinian workers from the city of Haifa and other cities.

  • On the forcible dispersion of port workers’ sit-in
    On the forcible dispersion of port workers’ sit-in
    The Jordanian Labor Watch, dependent of the Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies, expresses its strong concern for the forcible dispersion of a port workers’ sit-in, the use of tear gas, the assault of some protesters and the arrest of more than twenty workers.

  • The police forcibly dispersed a port workers’ sit-in.
    The police forcibly dispersed a port workers’ sit-in.
    Today, Sunday, the gendarmerie has forcibly dispersed a sit-in of port workers and has arrested a number of them, as reported by the secretary of the General Union of Workers in the Seaports and Clearance Mohammad Matlya who explained in a statement to the Jordanian Labor Watch that the gendarmerie surrounded the protestors in front of the building of the Aqaba governorate, and requested them to leave the area

  • 13.8% The Unemployment Rate during the third quarter of 2015
    13.8% The Unemployment Rate during the third quarter of 2015
    The Department of Statistics issued its quarterly report on the Unemployment Rate
    during the third quarter of 2015 based on the Employment and Unemployment Survey / Third Round. The following are the main results of this survey:

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