08 April 2020 – Prime Minister announces order protecting the rights of workers

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Finance/Economy, Private Sector, Labour
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Regulatory change; New initiatives
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Prime Minister, Ministry of Trade, Ministry of Labour and Ministry of Health

Overview: PM issues Defence Order No. 6 stipulating labour rights under Defence Law
Full details here: http://jordantimes.com/news/local/pm-issues-defence-order-no-6-stipulating-labour-rights-under-defence-law

Type of Justification: No justification given
Evidence/Justification: The order stipulates that all workers in private sector institutions and establishments or any other entity subject to the Labour Law are entitled to their regular wages for the period from March 18, 2020 to March 31, 2020.