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 heavily and voted freely in a democratic process, where the elections have been done smoothly and without harassment.
The elections witnessed a competition between 15 candidates to compete for nine seats of the administrative committee. The following members’ names have won the election:
Mr. Fathallah Al-Omrani obtained 4,479 votes
Ms. Sana’ Mohammad Khalil obtained 3,183 votes
Mr. Samih Hussein obtained 3,173 votes
Ms. Eman Nasrallah obtained 3,142 votes
Ms. Jamilah Lafi obtained 3,141 votes
Ms. Eman Al-Koufahi obtained 3,132 votes
Ms. Naifeh Al-Refa’i obtained 3,075 votes
Ms. Maysoon Hdaib obtained 2,960 votes, and
Ms. Naifeh Salman obtained 2,687 votes
The new board members held the first meeting in which they filled the administrative positions by electing Mr. Fathallah Al-Omrani as president of the Union, Jamilah Lafi as secretary, and Samih Hussein as treasurer.
The Board had praised the participation of members in the elections, considering this great participation and voting in a democratic atmosphere is a success and reflects the confidence of workers in the Union. The Board also assured that it will work hard to continue defending interests of workers at all work sites.
|The General Trade Union of Workers in Textile Garment & Clothing Industries – Jordan|
|Elections took place September 10th, 2015|
|Number of Jordanian Union Members||6526|
|Number of Voters||5433|
|Percentage of voting||83.25%|