Workshop to strengthen social protection

تم نشره في Wed 2 April / Apr 2014. 05:10 PM - آخر تعديل في Wed 2 April / Apr 2014. 05:10 PM

AMMAN - Jordan Chamber of Industry (JCI) on Wednesday opened a workshop on social protection, organized in cooperation with the International Labor Organization and the Social Security Corporation.

The workshop, which was opened by JCI Board Member Adnan Abu Ragheb, addressed a number of issues including social security as an important tool for economic development in the Kingdom, the new model of social security policy as well as the importance of the basic principles of the ILO Social Security.

The workshop also addressed the impact of the new social security law, expanding the social security umbrella through the national social protection strategy in addition to social security strategy of employers. 

Abu Ragheb said that working conditions can be improved through making provisions for a safe working environment and broadening the social insurance base to include labor groups involved in various economic activities. (Petra)