Monthly Archives: August 2018

Closure of QIZ factories rings a bell and threatens local and migrant workers

Qualified Industrial Zones (QIZ) of Jordan host almost seventy factories and employ around seventy five thousand workers; fifty five thousand of them are migrant workers. QIZ spread in governorates of Amman, Zarka, Tafeeleh, Karak, Ajloun, Jarash and Jordan River Valley. Recently, few companies operating in those regions started to close and move to other countries such as Egypt and Ethiopia ... Read More »

The Union signs MOU with Nepalese Trade Unions General Federation

The General Trade Union of Workers in Textile, Garment, and Apparel Industries (The Union) had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with officials of the General Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions for the purpose of enhancing and protection of migrant workers in Jordan. The MOU was signed on behalf of the Union by President Mr. Fathalla Omrani, and by Mr. Hari Datta Joshi, ... Read More »