Jordan- Labor Minister, stakeholders discuss challenges facing workers, 1st, final add
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) "The ministry has also taken mitigation measures and the cabinet has approved to schedule debts of 26,000 borrowers from the Development and Employment Fund, to help project owners to maintain their projects," Shamali noted.
"During the year of the pandemic, the Ministry received more than 85,000 labor complaints related to delaying wages and termination of services, via the Hemaya (Protection) platform," Shamali explained.
He indicated that the ministry has brought 5698 workers back to their jobs out of a total of 9,130 whose services have been terminated, while the services of 3317 workers have been legally terminated without violating defense orders or the labor law.
The minister agreed with the head of the GFJTU and trade union leaders to hold periodic meetings to discuss challenges and demands of workers in their various positions and to maintain permanent coordination between the ministry and the union to foster workers' affairs in various sectors.
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