Phenix Center concludes training sessions

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AMMAN —The Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies on Sunday concluded a program of 20 training sessions, which were held to educate youth about the labor market in Karak. اضافة اعلان

The sessions were part of a project to increase legal awareness and economic empowerment for young people in Karak, in cooperation with an agency called Expertise French, according to a statement from the Phenix Center. The project was financed by the United Nations.

Abd Al-Hai Al-Habashneh, a member of the Vigilance Forum for Building Democracy, discussed the first pillar of the sessions, entitled “Workers’ Rights in Jordan: Labor Law and Social Security Law.”

Having decent work conditions and avoiding exploitation at work were discussed with regards to two main laws — the labor and social security laws. Habashneh underlined policies and protections regarding work contracts, wages, working hours, and termination from work, according to the statement.

Rufah Tarawneh, a business and entrepreneurship specialist gave an introduction about the labor market, its types, and the challenges that youth encounter, including low wages, increased unemployment, and the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic on the market.

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