Jordan refinery workers cancel strike over work conditions

14 March 2012

A Jordan Petroleum Refinery official has said that the refinery's workers have agreed to cancel an open-ended strike that was scheduled to start on Wednesday after many of their demands over working conditions had been met, Reuters has reported. Among workers' concerns is the prospect that they and other Jordanians would have to pay higher prices for electricity, because of a series of attacks in Egypt on the Sinai pipeline bringing natural gas to Jordan.

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