October 2013

  1. Jordan reviews pay equity legislation

    30 October 2013

    Members of the Jordanian Parliament and other key stakeholders consider pay equity amendments to Jordan’s labour law.

  2. Small and medium enterprises from Lebanon improve productivity and working conditions

    29 - 31 October 2013

    Work Improvement in Small Enterprises training is administered to empower managers to alter the physical organization of the workplace and work processes to improve health, safety and productivity.

  3. Jordanian officials receive training to combat human trafficking and forced labour

    28 - 29 October 2013

    The two-day training workshop looks at ways labour inspectors and police officers can effectively combat forced labour and human trafficking in Jordan.

  4. Jordan labour inspectors complete modern labour inspection training

    28 - 31 October 2013

    Labour inspectors in Jordan will train other civil servants in international labour inspection standards related to child labour, migrant workers, forced labour, gender as well as occupational health and safety.

  5. Jordan’s Ministry of Health inspectors to mull role in national plan to combat child labour

    23 - 24 October 2013

    Health ministry inspectors participate in an ILO workshop to examine how they can contribute to Jordan’s National Framework to Combat Child Labour.

  6. Arab States labour inspectors meet to improve inspection practices related to gender discrimination

    22 - 24 October 2013

    Labour inspectors from Lebanon, Jordan, Yemen and the occupied Palestinian territory will incorporate their recommendations of a draft ILO-guidebook on labour inspection and gender-based discrimination.

  7. Lebanon builds partnerships to combat child labour through Corporate Social Responsibility

    22 - 23 October 2013

    Local and international firms will be encouraged to practice longer-term engagement in the fight against child labour in Lebanon.

  8. Lebanon domestic workers committee bridges cultural divides through child art

    13 October 2013

    Drawing competition for the children of migrant workers about "Growing up in Lebanon" launched by the Committee of Domestic Workers at the National Federation of Employees and Workers.

  9. Arab labour migration research network launched

    9 - 10 October 2013

    The ILO’s new Migration and Governance Network studies and documents migration trends in the Arab States to assist labour migration reform.

  10. New centre provides services to Jordan garment workers

    9 October 2013

    An ILO-supported workers’ centre offers legal services, job skills training and improves work-life balance for thousands of garment workers in Jordan.