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3 July 2020

ILO issues a brief on the impact of Covid-19 on workers in Jordan and Lebanon incl. recommendations

The International Labour Organization (ILO) and Fafo Institute for Labour and Social Research (Oslo, Norway) have conducted a survey to assess the impact of covid-19 on Syrian refugees and host communities in Jordan and Lebanon. The survey highlights...

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3 July 2020

Jordan: Survey finds that 40% of the respondents have lost their jobs due to Covid-19

The Phenix Centre for Economic and Informatics studies have carried out published an online survey during the third week of May to assess the impact of Covid-19 on the economic conditions of families in Jordan. The survey builds upon the responses of 2...

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18 June 2020

Jordan: Rights group condemn that vulnerable workers will pay the price for COVID-19

Author: Sara Kayyali, Human Rights Watch

"Jordan's vulenrable will pay the price for protecting businesses", HRW 14 June 2020...

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18 June 2020

Lebanon: ILO and NGOs issue an assessment on the impact of Covid-19 on workers and small-scale businesses

Based on responses of 1987 workers and 363 enterprises, ILO and Fafo institute for Labour and Social Research in collaboration with UNDP, Danish Refugee Council, Save the Children, Mercy Corps, Oxfam and UN Women have carried out an assessment to...

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17 June 2020

Jordan: NGOs make a proposal to the government on the protection of agriculture workers

The Anti Violence and Harassment in Workplace Coalition has expressed its concerns about the work conditions of agriculture workers as the majority belong to the most vulnerable groups such as migrant workers, refugees, women from marginalized...

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15 June 2020
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Author: Addustour

الد ستور: "ضد العنف يقدم للحكومة مسودة نموذجية لنظام عمال الزراعة"، ١٥ حزيران ٢٠٢٠...

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4 June 2020

Jordan: Discriminatory order obliges employers to renew fixed-term contracts for Jordanian workers only

The Jordanian Council of Ministers has issued a new order pursuant to Defense Order no.6 regulating the relationship between the private sector and workers amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The new order obliges employers to renew the fixed-term contracts of...

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3 June 2020

Somalia: Cultural norms & gender discrimination blocking women from venturing into male-dominated fishing industry

Author: Moulid Hujale, The Guardian

"'Men don't trust we're strong enough': Somali women push into fish industry"...

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3 June 2020

Qatar Airways faces allegations of racial & age discrimination against South Asian cabin crew

In May 2020, Qatar Airways faced allegations of racial discrimination against South Asian cabin crew, who were "forced" to work on flights during the Covid-19 pandemic and suffered verbal racial abuse from management. By contrast, European staff did...

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29 May 2020
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Author: Jordan Labor Watch

المرصد العمالي، "مصنع في مدينة الحسن يهضم حقوق عماله"، ١٧ أيار ٢٠٢٠...

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