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  • Open strike in the truck sector next Sunday
    Open strike in the truck sector next Sunday
    Mohamed Khair Daoud, spokesperson for the syndicate of truck drivers, confirmed that the truck sector will stop working and that an indefinite strike will be implemented starting from next Sunday, if the government did not respond to the demands presented by the sector.

  • Technicians’ sit-in in Aqaba Railways Company
    Technicians’ sit-in in Aqaba Railways Company
    Labor Watch – Technicians of Aqaba Railways Company urged an improvement in their living and working conditions and to reconsider the administrative policies followed by the management in Ma’an.

  • Increase in unemployment rate during the first quarter of 2016
    Increase in unemployment rate during the first quarter of 2016
    Unemployment rate in Jordan increased in the first quarter of this year reaching 14.6%; male unemployment was esteemed at 12.7%, while female unemployment rate reached 23.7% in the same period.

  • Independent Trade Union of workers in Amman municipality - General Conference
    Independent Trade Union of workers in Amman municipality - General Conference
    The general conference of Independent Trade Union of workers in the Greater Amman Municipality was held yesterday, Saturday 16th of April in the Greater Amman Municipality, under the slogan Independent Trade Union of Workers in the Greater Amman Municipality, deriving its legitimacy in the work of the Jordanian Constitution and the Constitutional Court's decision No. 6/2013, and international conventions and treaties signed by Jordan”.

  • Increasing Violations and Deceasing Protests
    Increasing Violations and Deceasing Protests
    The number of labor protests fell significantly during 2015, reaching 236 protests, a smaller number compared to the figures of the past years, where there have been 474 protests in 2014 and 890 in 2013. It has been estimated that the number of workers taking part in these protests stands around 180 thousand workers.

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