Tamkeen for Legal Aid and Human Rights concluded today a training workshop within “Protecting Migrants Rights in Jordan” project, in partnership with Heinrich Böll Foundation – Palestine and Jordan.
The training was held over two days. The first training was held on September 21, 2021 in Irbid Governorate, entitled “Workers’ Rights and Duties”, 23 people attended the training from the agriculture labor unions and farms.
The training shed the light on the working conditions, social protection, occupational health and safety and work injuries in the agricultural sector. In addition, to shedding light on legislation related to the rights and duties of workers and employers. Also, the participants become acquainted with the required knowledge to refer possible trafficking cases to the concerned entities if they face any.
The second training was held on October 7, 2021, in which (17) participants attended the training from various recruitment offices and employment agencies for domestic workers in Jordan.
The training discussed the role of the Directorate of Domestic Workers, and the protection of migrant works rights in national legislation, including: the Jordanian Labor Law, the Residence and Foreign Affairs Law, the Jordanian Passport Law, the system for domestic workers, cooks, gardeners, and the instructions, conditions and procedures for hiring and recruiting non-Jordanian workers.
In addition, the definition and indicators of the crime of human trafficking and forced labor were discussed. The training explained how to deal with and refer such cases to service providers, while ensuring that victims are being dealt with respect, dignity, and sensitivity.
The overall aim of the training was to ensure the right implementation of the labor law and the anti-trafficking law, in order to offer workers decent working conditions and protect them from possible trafficking forms.