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Labor Watch: “The new labor law amendments are unconstitutional”

Labor Watch- The Jordanian Labor Watch of the Economic and Informatics Studies Center expressed its contempt for the amendments made by the House of Representatives, encouraged by the government in its session held on Sunday about the articles of the fundamental rights of workers, and explained that they are unconstitutional. The Labor Watch considered that the right to form trade ...

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Workshop on human rights in the construction sector

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The Forum participants emphasize the weakness of the healthcare system in Jordan

At the Third Social Protection Forum, the participants emphasized the weakness of the health care system in Jordan and the need for a series of structural administrative procedures to improve its efficiency. This came during the third Social Protection forum, which focused on the health care system, held by the Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies in cooperation with ...

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3rd Social Protection Forum

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Position Paper on the occasion of World Children’s Day

A position paper issued by the Jordan Labor Watch of the Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies recommended the need to review the economic policies implemented in Jordan over the past decades and still being applied, which led to an increase in poverty rates. The paper issued by the Labor Watch on the occasion of World Children’s Day on ...

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Position paper on the occasion of the World Day for Decent Work

The Jordanian Labor Watch of the Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies incorporation with the German Friedrich Ebert Foundation issued a position paper on the occasion of the World Day for Decent Work, which is observed on 7 October each year. The paper called to review the tax policies that expanded in the indirect taxation, depleted the purchasing power ...

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Labor Watch demands facilitating the participation of persons with disabilities in the labor market

Labor Watch- A Position Paper recommended that the Article 4 of the Law on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities should be redrafted to ensure their effective application and the institutions should be obliged to provide a facilitating for the work and life of persons with disabilities.

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Labor Watch: “Violence in the workplace affects women, and men are not excluded from it”

Labor Watch- The Jordanian Labor Watch that related to Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies called for a local movement to demand of adoption the ILO convention on violence and Harassment of Men and Women in the Workplace, which is expected to be discussed next June at the ILO Governing Council meeting and subsequently to bind member states, including Jordan to commit the content of this convention.

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Workshop: Tax Policies in Jordan: Problems and Solutions

With the participation of more than 70 participants representing many economic sectors, political parties, the House of Representatives, civil society organizations, experts and interested parties, the Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies held a workshop entitled “Tax Policies in Jordan: Problems and Solutions”.

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Jordan Labor Watch launches campaign in the International Day for Decent Work

The Jordanian Labour Watch launched a social media campaign called #من_حقي_أشتغل_بكرامة (which means #I_demand_working_with_dignity) aimed at raising awareness regarding labor rights in Jordan, which comes in a time the world celebrates the International Day for Decent Work.

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