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Labor Watch demands facilitating the participation of persons with disabilities in the labor market

Labor Watch- A Position Paper recommended that the Article 4 of the Law on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities should be redrafted to ensure their effective application and the institutions should be obliged to provide a facilitating for the work and life of persons with disabilities. The paper, issued by the Jordanian Labor Watch of the Phenix Center for ...

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Labor Watch: “Violence in the workplace affects women, and men are not excluded from it”

Labor Watch- The Jordanian Labor Watch that related to Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies called for a local movement to demand of adoption the ILO convention on violence and Harassment of Men and Women in the Workplace, which is expected to be discussed next June at the ILO Governing Council meeting and subsequently to bind member states, including ...

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Workshop: Tax Policies in Jordan: Problems and Solutions

With the participation of more than 70 participants representing many economic sectors, political parties, the House of Representatives, civil society organizations, experts and interested parties, the Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies held a workshop entitled “Tax Policies in Jordan: Problems and Solutions”. Dr. Mustafa Shinikat, head of the Board of Trustees of the Center, opened the workshop by ...

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Jordan Labor Watch launches campaign in the International Day for Decent Work

The Jordanian Labour Watch launched a social media campaign called #من_حقي_أشتغل_بكرامة (which means #I_demand_working_with_dignity) aimed at raising awareness regarding labor rights in Jordan, which comes in a time the world celebrates the International Day for Decent Work. ‘My right is to work with dignity’ campaign was one of many major movements triggered by Jordanian Labour Watch, and it will last ...

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Working conditions ‘still weak’ in Jordan

The Phenix Centre for Economic and Informatics Studies released on Saturday a report on decent work in Jordan in partnership with the Friedrich Ebert Foundation (FES) highlighting how work conditions in the Kingdom are “still weak” despite the country’s agreement on implementing decent work standards. Jordan was the first Arab country to sign an International Labour Organisation (ILO) agreement to ...

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Labour Watch issues position paper on youth challenges

Labour Watch – In the context of its Jordan Labour Watch programme, the Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies has issued a position paper on the occasion of the World Youth Day, celebrated yearly on August 12, examining the realities and challenges faced by youth in the country, as well as their dreams and expectations. The paper concludes that ...

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Study: Employment Trends in Jordan 2016

A study has found that job positions in administration and finance, as well as print media, accounted for most of the labor market demand in Jordan throughout 2016, and as much as 29.1% of job postings throughout the year, followed by jobs in education, at 22.1%, and technical and manual professions, at 12.9%. The study, conducted by the Phenix Center ...

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Phenix Center concludes a workshop in cooperation with “CEE Bankwatch Network”

PhenixCenter for Economic and Informatics Studies and CEE Bankwatch Network held a workshop last week to introduce Multilateral Development Banks (MDB) and opportunities of Jordanian civil society organizations to influence its policies and investments. A number of representatives of civil society organizations participated in the one day-long workshop, whereby operations of European development banks and multilateral development banks in Jordan ...

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Phenix Center launched policy paper on education

A study on the quality of elementary education in the Kingdom’s schools recommended conducting interviews with university graduates before appointing them as teachers. The study, conducted by the Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies, said that appointing teachers based on their academic degrees without interviewing them to evaluate their qualifications has negatively affected the quality of education in the ...

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Publishing a position paper on: “Political reform in the national electoral list’s’ platforms”

Phenix Center for Economic & Informatics Studies – In this position paper, the second issued by the Phenix Center for Economics and Informatics Studies observing the electoral platforms of the candidate lists , contents of these electoral platforms will be analyzed to explore its vision and motions related to political reform agendas, as well as its vision to develop the ...

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