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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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]

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]

JORDAN WORKER RIGHTS GROUPS HAIL OPENING OF CHILD CARE CENTERS For more info 2020-07-16 [solidaritycenter.org]

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]

Statement of solidarity with the popular uprising of people, workers, and students in Iran 2019-12-06 [Amman Center for Human Right Studies (ACHRS)]

Garment sector remains barred for Nepali workers over low wage issue 2019-11-19 [The Post]

Pay deal ends strike by UN Palestinian agency workers 2019-11-04 [Arab News]

Palestinian refugee agency workers strike 2019-11-03 [Middle East Eye]

Teachers secure pay raise 2019-10-07 [The New Arab]

New Radio Show in Jordan Showcases Worker Issues For more info 2019-09-26 [Solidarity Center]

Teachers vow to fight on for long-promised raises 2019-09-18 [al Jazeera]

State Teachers Hold Open Strike 2019-09-08 [Asharaq]

It’s all about people: how focusing on workers improves productivity in Jordanian factories 2019-08-10 [World Bank]

Union signs major agreement for decent jobs with APM terminals 2019-05-25 [ITF]

National Labour Law should uphold trade union rights, not deny them 2019-05-25 [EI]

Migrant worker leaders elected in Jordan garment factories 2019-04-04 [IndustriALL]

After fleeing conflict at home, African refugees battle racism in Jordan 2019-03-22 [Equal Times]

Jordanian Eilat employees in Israel up 33 percent 2019-03-09 [MENAFN]

Labour demand from Jordan halted for months 2019-03-07 [http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com]

Jordan's trade unions to place Israeli flag in building entrances for all to step on 2019-01-05 [Hareetz]

The Jordanian women fighting for labour rights 2018-12-07 [Equal Times]

Syrian refugees risk exploitation in west-funded construction projects in Lebanon and Jordan 2018-12-05 [BHRRC]

The Jordanian women fighting for labour rights 2018-12-04 [Equal Times]

Municipal workers to resume strike, rejecting outcome of mayors meeting 2018-10-31 [The Times]

Municipal Workers Threaten to Resume Strike if More Wages Not Raised 2018-10-30 [Al Bawaba]

Municipal workers may resume strike Wednesday 2018-10-29 [The Times]

Despite Labour Law, agriculture sector suffers from ‘persistent deficits’ — ILO 2018-10-17 [The Times]

Thumbs Down For Bad Working Conditions 2018-10-09 [Al Bawaba]

Unacceptable work conditions 2018-10-09 [The Times]

IFJ-ILO joint project to improve media coverage on forced labour issues kicks off in Jordan 2018-09-27 [IFJ]

Syrian women face heat, harassment while picking Jordan's crops 2018-08-10 [al-Monitor]

Stakeholders join forces for effective partnerships in garment sector 2018-08-05 [The Times]

Decent jobs and skills key to Jordan garment growth 2018-08-04 [Just Style]

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