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Migrant worker leaders elected in Jordan garment factories

4 April, 2019A union election was held in the garment factories of Al-Dulayl Industrial Zone in Amman, Jordan, to develop democratic representation for migrant workers.

Towards living wages in Iraq and Jordan

2 September, 2016Meeting in Amman, affiliates from Jordan and Iraq came together on 29-30 August to discuss how unions can best confront the problem of low wages in their industries.

3,600-strong oil worker strike in Jordan averted with remarkable agreement

27 March, 2014Monday 24 March saw a remarkable trade union victory in Amman, Jordan. A last-minute new collective agreement including a 30 per cent salary increase averted strike action by the 3,600 members of IndustriALL Global Union’s Jordanian petroleum and chemical workers affiliate.

Middle East and North Africa electricity unions develop action strategy

15 January, 2019A network meeting of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) electricity sector was held in Amman, Jordan, on 17-18 December 2018.

3,600 oil workers in Jordan prepare to strike

21 March, 2014The General Union of Petroleum & Chemical Workers in Jordan has spent several weeks trying to get the government to respond to the demands raised by 3,600 workers representing the total workforce of Jordan's only oil refinery. The government's refusal to enter into dialogue has left them with no other option than to announce a full strike for 24 March.

Textile workers reach sectoral agreement in Jordan

10 June, 2013After a year of struggle IndustriALL's Jordanian affiliate, the General Trade Union of Workers in Textile, Garment & Clothing Industries, reached a sectoral agreement with the two employers’ associations: Jordan Garments, Accessories & Textiles Exporters’ Association and the Association of owners of Factories, workshops and Garments.