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  • Jordan Labor Watch demands opening of an independent judicial
    Jordan Labor Watch demands opening of an independent judicial
    The Jordanian Labor Watch expresses its deep concern on the security procedures implemented at the strike of workers in the “M A S Active - Al Safi/ Madaba”, which consisted of an assault on some of the workers and their arrest. Indeed, three worker activists were arrested, two have been released while the third, “Mohammad Muslim alBarizat”, is still detained.

  • Why workers’ rights are progressively declining?
    Why workers’ rights are progressively declining?
    Recent figures showed a significant decline in terms of the enjoyment of protection by paid workers in the majority of countries all around the world , especially in the Arab Region, according to latest report issued by the ITUC days ago. It pointed out that workers’ conditions in the Arab region are the worst, if compared to the other regions of the world, particularly in terms of lack of basic guarantees for workers, and systematically repeated violations exercised against their fundamenta

  • ILO adopts historic labour standard to tackle the informal economy
    ILO adopts historic labour standard to tackle the informal economy
    The International Labour Organization (ILO) has adopted a new international labour standard that is expected to help hundreds of millions of workers and economic units move out of informality and into the formal economy.

  • The Central Council of Independent Trade Unions discusses challenges facing the labor movement
    The Central Council of Independent Trade Unions discusses challenges facing the labor movement
    The Jordanian Federation of Independent Trade Unions held the fifth session of its Central Council at its headquarter Saturday whereby challenges facing the Jordanian labor movement and means to tackle them were discussed. The meeting, chaired by the President of the Federation Mr. Azzam Alsmadi, was also attended by representatives of the independent trade unions and the secretary of the Council Miss. Aya Hijazi.

  • Indicators point to rise in child labour — report
    Indicators point to rise in child labour — report
    Although there are no updated figures on child labour among Jordanians, there are indicators that the phenomenon is on the rise, according to a report issued on Wednesday by the Phenix Centre for Economic and Informatics Studies.

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