News

June 2020

  1. Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on enterprises in Jordan

    25 June 2020

    New assessment highlights significant impact of COVID-19 on enterprises and employees in Jordan.

  2. Joint Committees strengthened through major training initiative

    24 June 2020

    Intensive capacity building benefits worker and management Committee representatives alike

  3. Better Work Jordan and IFC join forces to tackle gender-based violence in Jordan’s garment sector

    21 June 2020

    A new programme will support national stakeholders in addressing gender-based violence.

  4. ILO in Jordan launches campaign on the right to a workplace free from violence and harassment

    21 June 2020

    The social media campaign aims to drum up support for legislation protecting the right of women and men to a world of work free from violence and harassment.

  5. © UNICEF/IRAQ 2020

    Joint Statement by the ILO and UNICEF on World Day Against Child Labour in Iraq

    12 June 2020

  6. Rapid assessment highlights impact of COVID-19 pandemic on vulnerable workers and small-scale businesses in Lebanon

    05 June 2020

    The assessment examines how the crisis has affected employment and livelihoods of Lebanese nationals and Syrian refugee workers, as well as the new challenges now facing small-scale enterprises in an already fragile economy.

  7. Jordan’s Ministry of Labour and the ILO strengthen collaboration to support decent work in agriculture

    03 June 2020

    A new Memorandum of Understanding will see the establishment of employment support offices to boost decent work opportunities in the agricultural sector.

May 2020

  1. Recovering from the COVID-19 crisis: What policies are needed?

    29 May 2020

    For workers, what risks and opportunities has the COVID-19 crisis brought about? Catelene Passchier, Chair of the Workers’ Group of the ILO Governing Body shares her views on the policies needed to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. She also calls for more regulation of digital work and enhancement of social dialogue and tripartism to provide social justice and decent work for all.

  2. Difficulties in obtaining e-wallet financial accounts could jeapardize workers’ wages

    27 May 2020

    Online poll by the Jordanian National Commission for Women and the International Labour Organization show that 58% of males and 57% of females could not create e-wallet financial accounts. Yet such accounts are key to wage protection.

  3. Distribution of ATM cards to EIIP workers in Jordan ensures salary payments are not disrupted

    18 May 2020

    Efforts to support workers employed in Jordan’s EIIP ensure much-needed salaries are paid during COVID-19 lockdown.