ILAB in Jordan
US-Jordan Labor Cooperation
The United States and Jordan signed a Memorandum of Understanding in December 2013 to better coordinate cooperative activities and to improve labor standards. The U.S. Department of Labor, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and their Government of Jordan counterparts met and issued a joint statement regarding the second Labor Subcommittee meeting under the U.S-Jordan Free Trade Agreement in Amman, Jordan.
|Title||Amount||Grantee||Start Sort ascending||End|
Measurement, Awareness-Raising, and Policy Engagement (MAP 16) Project on Child Labor and Forced Labor
The United States supports the goal of bringing meaningful change to the lives of the 152 million child laborers and the 25 million adults and children in forced labor around the world by eradicating child labor, forced labor and human trafficking.
|$22,400,000||International Labor Organization (ILO)||12/09/2016||09/30/2022|
Better Work is a comprehensive program that brings together all levels of the apparel industry to improve working conditions and respect of labor rights for workers, while boosting the competitiveness of apparel businesses. As a result of their participation with Better Work, export apparel factories in Jordan have improved compliance with labor law including issues of compensation, contracts, occupational safety and health and working time. By enhancing working conditions, Better Work Jordan increases the factories’ productivity and profitability.
|$5,080,000||International Labor Organization (ILO)||10/01/2014||06/30/2020|
Equip the government and other stakeholders with tools needed to eliminate all worst forms of child labor in Jordan.
|$4,040,000||International Labor Organization's International Program on the Elimination of Child Labor (ILO-IPEC)||12/31/2010||08/31/2016|
Reduce the number of children who work and at risk of becoming engaged in exploitive child labor in Jordan and enhance family livelihood opportunities to address its root causes
|$3,998,881||Save the Children Federation||12/30/2010||12/30/2014|
|$4,000,000||Cooperative Housing Foundation (CHF) International||09/29/2008||09/29/2012|
|$1,593,091||International Labor Organization's International Program on the Elimination of Child Labor (ILO-IPEC)||09/29/2005||09/29/2010|
|$1,000,000||International Labor Organization's International Program on the Elimination of Child Labor (ILO-IPEC)||09/29/2002||09/29/2007|
|$1,387,240||International Labor Organization (ILO)||09/29/2001||09/29/2007|