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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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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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21 May 2020

Jordan: ILO/ IFC project Better Work issues a policy brief on the concerns of migrant workers in the garment sector

Author: Better Work

 Since late March 2020, Better Work staff have used the period of factory production suspension due to Covid-19 in Jordan to reach out via phone calls to workers and line management personnel. Calls have continued as production began to resume. The...

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11 May 2020

Jordan: ILO and Fafo issue an assessment of the Covid-19 impact on Jordanian and Syrian workers.

The International Labour Organization’s Regional Office for Arab States (ROAS) and Fafo Institute for Labour and Social Research (Oslo, Norway) have carried out an assessment to identify the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the most vulnerable workers...

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12 November 2008

Jordan: Serious violations of workers’ rights

Author: International Trade Union Confederation

Violations of trade union rights and discrimination against migrant workers must be addressed in Jordan, according to a new ITUC [International Trade Union Confederation] report...The...report particularly criticises the lack of substantial progress on...

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