Activities

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 »

The Union celebrates the National Days of Nepal and Sri Lanka

The Union office in Tajamu'aat and Ad-Dulail areas celebrated the National Days of Nepal and Sri Lanka with the participation of many workers of various nationalities. The Nepal and Sri Lanka workers expressed joy and happiness during the celebrations. They commended the role of the Union in observing national events of their countries and assured continuous communication with the Union. Read More »

With participation of hundreds of workers, the Union organizes six training workshops on various topics

The General Trade Union of Workers in Textile, Garment & Clothing Industries (the Union) organized six training workshops in Amman, Irbid, and At-Tajamu'at industrial zone on various topics. More than 120 female and male migrant workers (90 female workers) of different nationalities participated in the workshops. Subjects were capacity building, raising awareness of rights and duties, and collective sectoral agreements. ... Read More »

The Union signed fourteen labor and health agreements to benefit thousands of workers

The General Trade Union of Workers in Textile Garment & Clothing Industries (the Union) signed fourteen labor and health agreements. Thousands of workers of the factories benefitted from those agreements.  In addition, the Union signed eight collective agreements with Casual Wear Apparel, Al Safi Co., Apparel Concepts, Pine Tree, Hi Teck, Fine Apparel, Atateks Foreign Trade and Needle Craft companies. All agreements stated that employers ... Read More »

The Union holds workshops, one of them with participation of its Palestinian counterpart

The Union conducted four training workshops in different topics; one of them with participation of Palestinian Textile Workers Union.  The aim of the workshops was to raise awareness on labor rights for migrant workers in industrial zones. The workshops also explained the legal guarantees stipulated in the Jordanian Labor Law to protect migrant workers of all nationalities in the industrial ... Read More »

A national workshop entitled “Migrant Workers: Forgotten Rights”

The General Trade Union for workers in Textile, Garment and Clothing Industries had organised, in cooperation with ILO, a workshop at International Jerusalem Hotel during the period 7-9 Dec, 2015 entitled "Migrant Workers – Forgotten Rights". Forty female and male workers of five different nationalities; Sri Lankan, Bengali, Indian, Nepal and Pakistan participated. The workshop was inaugurated by the Union ... Read More »