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Name: Interim Law No. 26 of 2010 amending the Labour Code.
Country: Jordan
Subject(s): Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2010-07-15
Entry into force:
ISN: JOR-2010-L-85213
Bibliography: Unofficial English Translation, 2010-10-26, ILO PDF PDF
Printed Separately, 11 pages PDF of Act in Arabic PDF of Act in Arabic
Abstract/Citation: Amends a number of provisions in the Labour Code. Section 2 concerning definitions of is amended by deleting "a group of workers or" by "collective labour dispute". Section 10 is also amended concerning the establishment of private employment agencies. Section 11 is modified as is section 12 concerning the employment and recruitment of non-Jordanian workers as well as technical and vocational training. Section 13 is deleted and replaced concerning employment of disabled workers. Section 15 is amended concerning language of the employment contract for foreign workers. Section 21 adds a new paragraph (d) concerning reaching the pensionable age under the Social Security Act. Section 25 is deleted and replaced by a new section concerning appeal against dismissal. Section 31(a) is amended slightly with respect to numbering. Section 32 is amended coverage of workers. Section 39 adds a new paragraph (b) concerning issuing instructions on registration and adherence to collective labour contracts. Section 40 is deleted and replaced by a new section concerning collective labour contracts. Section 42 is amended by deleting paragraph (a) and inserting new paragraphs (a) and (b) concerning composition of collective labour contracts. Section 44 is deleted and replaced concerning collective bargaining. Section 52 is deleted and replaced by a new paragraph concerning the Tripartite Committee. Minor amendments are made to section 53 (change in amount of dinar). Section 54 id deleted and replaced by a new paragraph concerning the establishment of the Wage Authority. Section 57 is amended by adding a new phrase at the end of the paragraph concerning number of days that apply to this section. Section 58 is deleted and replaced by a new section concerning application of provisions on hours to management personnel. Section 61 has minor change. Section 65 is amended by deleted a phrase at the end of the paragraph and replacing it with a new wording "or on the basis of a report of a medical committee approved by the enterprise". section 66 and 72 (deletion of the word "married") have minor amendments made to them.Section 98 is deleted and replaced by a new section concerning establishment and composition of trade unions. Section 99 is deleted and replaced by a new section concerning objectives of trade unions. Section 100 is amended concerning internal rules of trade unions. Section 102 is amended concerning registration of trade unions. Section 103 is deleted and replaced by a new section concerning depositing amendments to internal rules for trade unions. Section 107 is deleted and replaced by a new section concerning setting of rules for trade unions by the Tripartite Committee. Section 108 is deleted and replaced by a new section concerning protection of trade unionists and non-discrimination by the employer. Section 109 is deleted and replaced by a new section concerning funds of trade unions. Section 110(e) is deleted and replaced by a new paragraph on regulation of the business of trade unions. Section 113 is deleted and replaced by a new section on records of trade unions and employers' associations. Section 115 is deleted and replaced by a new section on establishment of subordinate committees. Section 116 is deleted and replaced concerning violation of internal rules of trade unions. Section 118 is deleted and replaced by new section on financial reports of trade unions. Section 119(a) is deleted and replaced by a new section on penalties with respect to continuation of dissolved trade unions. Section 137 is amened by re-numbering paragraph (c) by making it (c)(1) and adding a new (c)(2) concerning extent of application of (c)(1). Paragraph (d) is deleted.
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