The General Union of Workers in the service sector held its General Conference, with the participation of representatives of (local) trade unions from Ramallah, Bethlehem, Jenin, Salfit, and Tulkarem.
Union leader president Mohammad Jawabreh reviewed the reality of trade union action and workers in Palestine, stressing the need to
– ensure freedom of trade union work and work on completing the organization of law guarantees freedom of trade union action
– completion of the social security system
– intensify the effort to address the issues of workers in all sectors and to ensure a free and dignified life which enhances their steadfastness and their contribution to achieving the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people to freedom and independence.
The conference discussed the administrative and financial reports for the previous period and approved the election of a new administrative body of the Union:
Mohammed Jawabreh, president
Rashad Karajah, vice president
Ammar Hammad, treasurer
Wafa Nassif, Security Fund
Ashraf Hamamrah, Khalil Mustafa, Nariman Bjawi and Inas Mashni as members of the administrative board