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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. COVID-19 Pandemic: Youth and Trade unions in digital work

    26 May 2020

    Since 2000, the development of technologies has seen an increase in the number of digital work and digital labour platforms in both developing and developed countries. At the same, with the onset of Covid-19 pandemic and the numerous restrictive lockdown measures, many organizations have resorted to teleworking, which is a form of digital work.

  5. SMS campaign targets health and rights of domestic workers during COVID-19 crisis

    19 May 2020

    An SMS message campaign launched in Qatar is helping strengthen awareness amongst domestic workers and their employers on how to cope with the COVID-19 crisis.

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    COVID-19 and the ILO Recommendation 205

    19 May 2020

    The ILO Recommendation No 205 on Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience, adopted in 2017 (R205) deals with crises arising from both conflicts and disasters and it is very topical as it gives guidance for situation such as the one we are facing now with COVID-19.

  7. Call for Proposals EIIP 001/2020 Project to enhance productivity and employment in farming

  8. Workers’ groups play crucial role in keeping farm workers safe in Jordan

    18 May 2020

    A number of labour committees in Jordan, set up with the support of the ILO, have been raising awareness among farm workers on the dangers of COVID-19 and ensuring appropriate measures are in place to protect workers from infection.

  9. 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.

  10. COVID-19 and Workers’Organizations: Interview with Sharan Burrow

    04 May 2020

    What should be the key policy measures to relaunch the Global economy affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic? Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) shares her views on the needs and expectations from the trade union movement on how to address the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. Ms Burrow calls also for more solidarity and the need to strengthen Multilateralism…