Trade unions call for increasing minimum wage

[31-07-2022 10:05 AM]

Ammon News - The General Federation of Jordanian Trade Unions (GFJTU) on Saturday called for increasing the minimum wage to be pegged to inflation rates, stressing the need for amending the Labour Law to ensure job security and stability, as well as tightly controlling layoffs.

During a conference of trade unions, attended by representatives from the 17 trade unions, the Ministry of Labour, international organisations and civil society institutions also called for providing health insurance coverage for retirees and subscribers registered with the Social Security Corporation, especially for uninsured employees, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

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