Institute of Law at BZU organizes a legal encounter entitled "Labour Jurisdiction"

The Institute of Law at BZU organized a legal encounter  on 8 June 2011, supported by Konrad Adenauer , entitled "Labour Jurisdiction in Palestine," in which the Judge Ra’ed Asfour, and the General Director of Inspection and Employment Protection at the Ministry of Labour, Mr. Abdul Karim Daraghmeh, have participated. The event was attended by  representatives of a number of concerned public and private institutions. 

In his opening address, the Director of the Legislative Support Unit at the Institute, Mr.. Fayez Bkairat, pointed to the importance of addressing the issue of labour disputes and jurisdiction, due to its direct significant impact on a large segment of the society..

The Judge Asfour’s intervention focused on labour jurisdiction, stressing its importance on the national level, and applauding the decision taken by the Supreme Judicial Council regarding the designation of judges to adjudicate labour cases. He added that this decision was a step towards the right direction, taking into account the need to initiate further steps by all partners and official institutions, including the civil organizations, aiming to spread legal awareness of labour legislation and jurisdiction. 

On the other hand, Mr. Daraghmeh emphasized the importance of labour jurisdiction, and the importance of the step taken by the Supreme Judicial Council to adjudicate labour cases, stressing that that the labour law grants the