Yemen: Yemenis work in poor conditions for low wages

Since the beginning of 2015, the war has deprived nearly 1.5 million people from social privileges. By then, food insecurity has been affecting 63% of the population. The total cost of these allocations is estimated at 22.7 billion riyals ($90 million) every three months which forces the workers to accept any working conditions and encourages employers to exploit them.

The General Federation of Jordanian Trade Unions supports Lafarge workers

n a statement of solidarity, the General Federation of Jordanian Trade Unions (GFJTU) announced, on December 13 that “the General Federation of Jordanian Trade Unions, and all the trade unions affiliated with it, announce their support for the Syndicate of Construction Workers of the Jordanian Company for Cement Factories (Lafarge) who continue their legitimate protest to receive their demands and defend their labour rights.”