Brief: Impact of work permits on decent work for Syrians in Jordan

This report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Fafo Institute for Labour and Social Research (Fafo) explores the impact of work permit regulations on decent work outcomes for Syrians in Jordan.

The report focuses on sectors where large numbers of refugees work, including manufacturing, agriculture and construction. It investigates how work permits affect the employment of Syrian workers and analyses gender-specific outcomes. It likewise explores if work permits have a bearing on wider labour market challenges in Jordan, including labour market segmentation, low labour force participation, and weak job creation.