Workers of the Lafarge Jordan Cement Company enter their twenty-third day of strike to protest against the restructuring plan that cuts back on spendings at workers' expense

Number of protestors: 
200
Country: 
Jordan
Date: 
18/10/2021
Description: 
Workers of the Lafarge Jordan Cement Company enter their twenty-third day of strike to protest against the restructuring plan that cuts back on spendings at workers' expense. The restructuring plan intends to reduce expenses at the expense of workers by referring more than 70 workers to early retirement, depriving retirees of health insurance, and removing end-of-service benefits, solidarity funds, and grants for employees' children's schooling.
Actors / Mobilising structures: 
Workers group: Union / Syndicate
Workers group: Other
Mode of action: 
Strike / Strike announcement
Objective: 
Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)
Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA: 
Corporate grievances
Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights
Spatial characteristics: 
Location on national territory: Governorate level
Frequency: 
Continuous
State response: 
N/A
Location: 
al-Rashadiyah