Labor ministry received 13,996 grievances during 2022 — report

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AMMAN — The Ministry of Labor received a total of 13,996 labor complaints during 2022 on Hemaya (Protection) platform to file labor grievances, of which 13,580 were settled with employers and workers' rights were restored.اضافة اعلان

According to a report carried by the Jordan News Agency, Petra, 69 complaints were not transferred to concerned authorities, and 347 others are under procedure.

Meanwhile, of the 87 child labor complaints, the ministry resolved 85 with employers and the two remaining cases are currently being addressed.

Child labor cases detected during the visits amounted to 520, as 142 facilities were warned and 160 establishments were issued violation tickets, the report revealed.

Wage non-payment complaintsThe highest number of complaints pertained to wage non-payment, which stood at 5,508, while grievances related to termination of service for an indefinite-term work contract, or absence of an employment contract amounted to 1,544, the report indicated.

Work suspension complaints hit 1,108, while 480 others pertained to failure to issue an experience certificate and 375 related to failure to pay minimum wage.

The report also indicated that a total of 22,896 visits were carried out by the authorities' inspection teams during 2022, as 4,714 violations were recorded and 1,703 facilities were alerted.

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