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APM Terminals in conflict in Jordan

Negotiations concerning a new wage agreement for employees at APM Terminals' container terminal in Jordan's sole container port, Aqaba, have developed into a conflict that has now gone all the way to the country's labor court.

A dispute between APM Terminals and the company's employees in Jordan's Aqaba container terminal has developed dramatically. The two parties have very different views on the reasons for the dispute.

In a statement issued today, Wednesday, the International Transport Workers' Federation, ITF, describes how Jordanian employees organized in the General Union of Port Workers (GUPW) went on strike last week because the two parties have not had an agreement in place since July.

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