Gov’t program provides 14,422 with private-sector employment

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AMMAN — A total of 14,422 people have begun new jobs through the government-sponsored “Tashgheel” program launched in April 2022 under agreements with 829 private-sector institutions.

According to data obtained by the Jordan News Agency (Petra), 7,630 women and 6,792 men have received employment places through the program since April 2022 —1,114  of whom are beneficiaries of the National Aid Fund.

The program, which aims to offer 60,000 private-sector jobs, has so far provided 43,933 job openings, while a total of 43,076 job-seekers have registered for the program.

Applicants are employed in accordance with employers' needs and through coordination with economic sector representatives. Under the scheme, those employed by private sector entities will receive JD130 monthly wage subsidies for a maximum of six months, provided that the employer offers the employee a one-year contract at least.

Moreover, the program also involves a JD10 contribution to the worker's monthly social security premium, and a similar amount as a transportation allowance for a maximum of six months.

The program called on job-seekers to register by visiting employment departments across the Kingdom or service centers announced via the link: اضافة اعلان



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