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Journalists prosecuted over social media posts

Today's labour news

Journalists prosecuted over social media posts 2023-08-14 [IFJ]

Journalists prosecuted over social media posts 2023-08-12 [IFJ]

The impact of forced displacement on labour market outcomes in Jordan 2023-06-15 [Equal Times]

Garment sector sees improvements in compliance, despite gaps — Better Work Jordan report 2023-05-31 [The Times]

Private sector estimated to employ 2.2m workers, says trade union head 2023-04-30 [Jordan News]

Roundtable discussion and field visit 2022-11-09 [PSI]

Women's workshop in Jordan 2022-09-07 [PSI]

Jordan Israel, Jordan agree to allow workers daily access to Eilat 2022-08-23 [JNS]

ITF rallies behind Aqaba families, strikers after chlorine horror kills 13, injures 250 2022-07-02 [ITF]

ITF rallies behind Aqaba families, strikers after chlorine horror kills 13, injures 250 2022-07-02 [ITF]

Careem drivers in Jordan go on strike to protest unmet demands 2022-05-15 [The New Arab]

Journalist spied on via Pegasus software 2022-04-12 [IFJ]

The harassment against union leaders and members must stop immediately 2022-04-02 [EI]

Two journalists arrested under cybercrime law 2022-03-12 [IFJ]

Al-Rai newspaper journalists protest over unpaid salaries 2022-02-10 [IFJ]

Foreign NGOs secretly lobby to fire local staff despite Covid-19 protection law 2022-01-12 [Middle East Eye]

Jordan Ontario ETFO stands in solidarity with the Jordanian Teachers' Association  ActNOW!  2021-11-08 [ETFO]

Global solidarity in response to the dissolution of education union and harassment of teachers and unionists  ActNOW!  2021-10-28 [EI]

Podcast: Jordan Agricultural Workers Win Rights@Work! For more info 2021-10-20 [Solidarity Center]

Court declares education union leader innocent of spreading false news 2021-08-20 [Education International]

Jordanian authorities arrests of teachers -structured impeding of peaceful gatherings 2021-08-10 [Euro-Med Monitor]

Journalist and union leader who reported on mismanagement of public advertisement money faces pressure 2021-06-25 [IFJ]

Jordan Agricultural Workers Win Landmark Rights For more info 2021-05-21 [Solidarity Center]

Jordan Amid growing regional tensions, Irael begins vaccinating 700 Jordanian workers 2021-03-17 [Washington Post]

'Weak' government reaches out to unions in search for appeasement  ActNOW!  2021-01-26 [Arab Weekly] 2021-01-15 [LabourStart]

MP spreads false accusations about media 2021-01-13 [IFJ]

Education International condemns dissolution of teachers' union and detention of leaders  ActNOW!  2021-01-05 [Education International]

Activists call for improved wages, decent working conditions for women workers in agriculture sector 2020-12-29 [MENA FN]

Banned union press conference the latest crackdown by government on teachers' rights  ActNOW!  2020-10-28 [Education International]

Quality measures needed to halt growing unemployment rate — JLW 2020-10-07 [Jordan Times]

Schools in Jordan struggle with covid-19 and jailed teachers  ActNOW!  2020-09-11 [The Economist]

Cartoonist arrested for mocking UAE-Israel deal amid crackdown on press freedom 2020-08-28 [IFJ]

Arrests, Forced Dispersal at Teacher Protests Teachers' Syndicate Board Released; Others Still Held  ActNOW!  2020-08-27 [Human Rights Watch]

Teacher unionists released, but pressure on government continues 2020-08-26 [EI]

Release of Jordan Teachers' Syndicate Leaders and Restoration of the Union  ActNOW!  2020-08-25 [Réseau syndical international de solidarité et de luttes]

Closing teachers' union, detaining officials, ‘serious' rights violations  ActNOW!  2020-08-24 [UN News]

Blackout of coverage of Jordanian Teachers' Association  ActNOW!  2020-08-19 [Education International]

Global Take action for the immediate release of education union leaders  ActNOW!  2020-08-13 [Education International]

Education unionists arrested and union work suspended in government crackdown  ActNOW!  2020-08-12 [Education International]

Shutting down Jordanian Teachers syndicate has political motivations, authorities must comply with legal obligations 2020-08-03 [Euro-Med Monitor]

Teachers' Syndicate Closed; Leaders Arrested 2020-07-30 [Human Rights Watch]

Govt arrests leaders of teachers' union in opposition crackdown 2020-07-26 [al Jazeera]


How Filipina domestic workers protect and support each other in Jordan 2020-06-17 [Equal Times]

Poor health and working conditions at LafargeHolcim in Jordan 2020-06-07 [BWI]

Non-payment of teacher salaries in the private sector affecting mainly women 2020-05-03 [EI]

Two media executives arrested following broadcasting of virus complaints 2020-04-15 [IFJ]

VIDEO  Voices from the world of work: Garment factory workers in Jordan 2020-01-25 [ILO]

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