Published: 2020-06-27 17:52
Last Updated: 2020-06-27 18:01
Non-Jordanian workers are not allowed to leave the Kingdom without their employer’s agreement or the Ministry of Labour’s permission, the Labour Minister Nidal al-Bataineh announced on Saturday, June 27.
Expatriate workers may only leave once their contract has been cancelled by the employer or the relevant directorate.
A decision earlier in the month exempted non-Jordanian workers and their family members who leave the Kingdom permanently from paying all work permit fees between now and the date of their departure from the Kingdom.
Al-Bataineh said the decision was aimed at ensuring a smooth departure process of non-Jordanian workers and to avoid any disputes between employers and employees.