Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Union Board discusses defense of labor rights

The Board of the General Trade Union of Workers in Textile, Garment, and Clothing Industries had conducted a meeting at the Union's offices to discuss issues related to enforcement of sectoral, labor, and health agreements. A lengthy discussion was made to find optimal ways to access labours at all work sites. The Union President, Mr. Fathallah Al-Omrani informed the Board members on updates related ... Read More »

Workshops on gender-based violence and labor disputes in Garment Sector

In cooperation with the General Trade Union of Workers in Textile, Garment, and Clothing Industries, the International Federation of Industries organized a workshop on garment sector. Thirty-one male and female workers including board and union committees' members participated in the workshop. In addition, the International Federation of the Industries organized another workshop, in cooperation with the Union, on gender-based violence at work sites. Representatives ... Read More »

Fifty-Three union committees elected

The Union had supervised election of fifty three union committees at various work sites across the Kingdom in northern regions and Karak governorate, and ensured smooth election process and announcement of final results. Bengali, Indian, Srilankan, Nepalese, Burmese, Madagascar, Chinese, Pakistani, Syrian, Cambodian, and Jordanian workers participated and elected 454 union workers. Each union committee consists of 7 to 18 ... Read More »