Gov’t says public holiday decision cover all workers
The Jordan Ministry of Labor, Wednesday, said that Thursday public holiday decision that is due to the forecast weather conditions will cover all workers in the Kingdom except for those whose work demands otherwise.
The Ministry urged business owners to not override the decision that was announced by Prime Minister, Bisher Khasawneh, earlier today, noting that the law explicitly indicates that workers have the right to public holidays.
It highlighted that it is up to the workers to accept to work overtime provided they are paid 150 percent extra for the extra hours.
Source: Jordan News Agency