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Al Omrani elected a Union president for a new term

Union elections for 2016 – 2021 term with participation of 5433 workers In a democratic atmosphere, under the supervision of the Election Committee of the General Federation of Trade Unions, and with participation of 5433 workers out of 6526 workers who were entitled to vote, elections  were conducted to elect Union board members for 2016 -2021 term.  The workers participated ... Read More »

A new CBA signed between the Union and Employers in Garment Industry

A new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between two apparel employers’ associations and The General Trade Union of Workers in Textile Garment and Clothing Industries was signed on August 17th 2015, in an unprecedented step to strengthen their partnership, promote social dialogue and improve the working conditions of more than 50,000 workers in the sector. ————- The Union signs a sectoral ... Read More »

Unified contract for migrant garment workers in Jordan unveiled at buyers’ forum

Jordan (ILO News) – A new unified contract for all migrant workers in Jordan’s garment sector was announced at Better Work Jordan’s international buyers’ forum in Amman on Thursday (April 2). Facilitated by the ILO, the terms of the standardized contract were agreed upon by two apparel employer associations and Jordan’s garment union. It is one of the main provisions ... Read More »

Sectoral Agreement on Equalizing Payment of Wages

download the signed Arabic copy in PDF (Click here) COLLECTIVE EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT Issued Pursuant Provisions of the Jordanian Labour Law No. 8 for the Year 1969 as Amended    First Party: Jordan Garments, Accessories & Textiles Exporters Association (JGATE), represented by Mr. Husam Al-Saleh/Deputy Chairman of the Association. and General Union for Owners of Sewing Factories represented by Mr. Mahmoud Al-Hijjawi ... Read More »

Employers and Union Sign Historic CBA in Jordan Garment Industry

Collective Bargaining Agreement signed for Jordanian Apparel Sector A sector-wide agreement between employers’ associations and the garment union signed in Jordan. News | 27 May 2013   AMMAN (ILO News) A collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between two apparel employers’ associations and Jordan’s garment union was signed on Monday (May 27), in an unprecedented step to strengthen their partnership, promote social ... Read More »

MENA Young Leaders visit our union

The second edition of the FES Regional Thematic Network of the German Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) was launched in Amman in August with participants coming from several countries, such as Morocco, Libya, Turkey and many others. Activities included a visit to the General Trade Union of Workers in Textile Garment, Clothing Industries, where they met with Union Head Mr. Fathallah ... Read More »