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29 May 2020
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Author: Jordan Labor Watch

المرصد العمالي، "مصنع في مدينة الحسن يهضم حقوق عماله"، ١٧ أيار ٢٠٢٠...

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21 May 2020

Jordan: ILO/ IFC project Better Work issues a policy brief on the concerns of migrant workers in the garment sector

Author: Better Work

 Since late March 2020, Better Work staff have used the period of factory production suspension due to Covid-19 in Jordan to reach out via phone calls to workers and line management personnel. Calls have continued as production began to resume. The...

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21 May 2020

Lebanon: After a week-long strike, waste sector migrant workers reach a deal with RAMCO; incl.co. comments

With the value of the Lebanese currency falling rapidly, hundreds of migrant workers mainly from Bangladesh and India have been protesting at RAMCO Waste Management in Beirut against cuts to their wages. The workers demanded that their wages be paid in...

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19 May 2020

Lebanon: Facebook used for trafficking in domestic migrant workers. Co. did not respond

The Lebanese authorities have arrested a Lebanese man for trafficking in domestic migrant workers on Facebook. The man put a Nigerian domestic migrant worker for sale on a Facebook page named “Buy and sell in Lebanon”. He posted pictures of the...

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11 May 2020

Jordan: ILO and Fafo issue an assessment of the Covid-19 impact on Jordanian and Syrian workers.

The International Labour Organization’s Regional Office for Arab States (ROAS) and Fafo Institute for Labour and Social Research (Oslo, Norway) have carried out an assessment to identify the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the most vulnerable workers...

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29 April 2020
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Author: Jordan Labor Watch

 "مصانع في المدن الصناعية تستثمر "عزلة العمال" لقضم حقوقه"،  22-04-2020 المرصد العمّالي- لا ينحصر الوباء بـ "كورونا" فقط، بل هُنالك وباء آخر استطاع أن يكون جائحاً أكثر من كورونا، وهو وباء "اضطهاد العاملين". سجّل "المرصد العمّالي" عدداً من الانتهاكات ا...

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24 April 2020

Lebanon Arrests man for trying to sell a migrant worker on Facebook

Author: Middle East Monitor

A man suspected of putting a Nigerian migrant domestic worker up for sale on a Facebook page used to trade everyday items has been arrested by Lebanese security forces. The suspect was apprehended yesterday by Lebanon’s General Security Agency. The...

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16 April 2020

Lebanon: ILO analyses impact of COVID-19 on migrant workers & publishes recommendations for employers

The brief outlines the current economic, social and health risks and challenges faced by migrant workers including domestic workers during the Covid-19 pandemic in Lebanon. This includes, among other risks, a termination of jobs without prior notice...

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19 February 2020

Mauritania: BP faces “state racism” row for allegedly only granting scholarships to minority Arab-Berbers

Author: Amandla Thomas-Johnson, Middle East Eye

"Oil giant BP accused of racism in Mauritania after overlooking black students," 18 Feb 2020...

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22 April 2019
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Author: Marina Fabre, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Lapidation des homosexuels : ces entreprises qui boycottent les hôtels du sultan de Brunei », 19 avril 2019 ...

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