As garment sector grows, activists push for better migrant workers' rights

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New work contract improves conditions of waste pickers 2018-02-13 [.jordantimes]

Migrant Domestic Workers Seek Rights in the Middle East For more info 2018-01-31 [Solidarity Center]

As garment sector grows, activists push for better migrant workers' rights 2018-01-14 [The News]

Migrant Workers Join Trade Unions after Strike 2017-12-16 [BWI Global Union]

Labour Watch calls for adoption of convention on harassment at workplace 2017-11-28 [Jordan Times]

Deadly cost of pregnancy for migrant women workers in Jordan 2017-08-28 [The New Yorker]

Trade unions organising Syrian refugees issues freelance work permits 2017-08-28 [Jordan Times]

Sisters in solidarity: the communal care of domestic workers in the Middle East 2017-08-15 [Open Democracy]

Women academics ‘widely discriminated against’ — report 2017-08-15 [Jordan Times]

Trade unions federation issues freelance work permits to Syrians 2017-08-06 [The Times]

Garment Workers clash with Jordanian police removing bodies after factory explosion. For more info 2017-06-28 [GWTUC]

Many feared dead in garment factory blast in Jordan For more info 2017-06-28 [Garment Workers Trade Union Centre, Bangladesh]

1.4 million foreign labourers in the Kingdom of Jordan 2017-06-13 [Middle East Monitor]

In Jordan and Lebanon, hundreds of migrant domestic workers are being held in detention 2017-06-10 [News Deeply]

Unemployment in Jordan rises to 18.2% 2017-06-03 [Middle East Monitor ]

Jordan vows 'immediate deportation' of illegal foreign workers 2017-04-17 [Zawya]

Labour protests rise by 22% in 2016 — report 2017-04-10 [jordantimes]

Migrant domestic workers in Jordan run the gauntlet between abuse and jail 2017-04-04 [Guardian ]

Migrant domestic workers in Jordan run the gauntlet between abuse and jail 2017-03-28 [The Guardian]

Private school teachers reach collective agreement with employers 2017-03-13 [Jordan Times ]

Employees at Royal Falcon Airlines demanding overdue salaries 2017-01-30 [Jordan Times]

Unifying guest worker fees could be harmful for agriculture sector, labourers, activists warn 2017-01-30 [Jordan Times]

Dozens of illegal Syrian workers caught in Amman 2016-11-20 [Jordan Times]

Illegal guest workers prohibited from wiring money abroad 2016-10-11 [Jordan Times]

Irbid electricity company employees protest to demand financial benefits 2016-09-11 [Jordan Times]

Association calls for improving public sector dentists’ working conditions 2016-09-11 [Jordan Times]

Towards living wages in Iraq and Jordan 2016-09-03 [IndustriALL Global union ]

Jordan:69 thousand child laborers 44 thousands of them are engaged in hazardous work 2016-08-17 [Arab Trade Union Confederation]

An Experiment In Jordan’s Desert Aims To Provide Jobs For Syrian Refugees 2016-08-02 [Huffington Post]

Municipalities in hot areas reduce working hours for outdoor labourers 2016-06-18 [The Jordan Times]

Labour Ministry to release results of child labour survey 2016-06-01 [The Jordan Times]

Collective suicide attempt by ‘unemployed’ youth sounds alarm 2016-05-13 [The Jordan Times]

Suicides blamed on joblessness could become phenomenon, observers warn 2016-05-13 [The Jordan Times]

Hundreds of Jordanians to work in Israeli hotels 2016-05-13 [Associated Press]

King urges more efforts to serve Jordan as Kingdom marks Labour Day 2016-05-03 [The Jordan Times]

Queen, Crown Prince celebrate workers on their day 2016-05-03 [The Jordan Times]

Panel refers minimum wage issue to Cabinet 2016-04-26 [The Jordan Times]

Labour Ministry to organise ‘stand for safe work environment’ 2016-04-26 [The Jordan Times]

Unemployed Maanis claim solar projects hiring illegal guest workers' 2016-04-26 [The Jordan Times]

Islamists receive heavy blow at teachers’ syndicate polls 2016-04-17 [Jordan Times]

Women in senior public sector positions highlight challenges, achievements 2016-04-12 [Jordan Times]

Engineers syndicate plans to build resort in Ajloun’s Ras Munif 2016-04-12 [Jordan Times]

Aqaba clearance company workers protest new ‘dangerous’ location 2016-03-28 [Jordan Times]

Airline employees protest decision to fire colleague 2016-03-28 [Jordan Times]

Modest wages at gas stations blamed on low commission, high operation costs 2016-03-24 [Jordan Times]

Child labour among Syrian refugees a phenomenon, but London conference holds hope for them 2016-02-29 [The Jordan Times]

Gazans discriminated against when looking for jobs in Jordan - not allowed to join trade unions 2016-02-26 [Middle East Eye]

Chamber of Commerce urges incentives for firms hiring local workers 2016-02-26 [The Jordan Times]

‘Over 10,000 public sector workers on unpaid leave’ 2016-02-20 [The Jordan Times]

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