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The “Contractors” approve the financial and administrative report of the Social Solidarity Fund

Amman Today

publish date 2022-09-20 12:12:46

The General Assembly of the Social Solidarity Fund of the Contractors Union approved, in its regular annual meeting held at the union’s house in Amman, yesterday, Friday, under the chairmanship of the Jordanian Construction Contractors Syndicate, Chairman of the Fund’s Management Committee, Eng. The financial and administrative reports, after the General Assembly discussed the two reports submitted by the Fund Management Committee on the Fund’s business.

At the beginning of the meeting, the attendance of the members of the General Assembly and the Social Solidarity Fund Management Committee held a minute of silence, where Surat Al-Fatihah was recited to the souls of the martyrs of the collapse of the Al-Weibdeh building.

The head of the Contractors Syndicate, Ayman Al-Khudairi, said that the union established the Social Solidarity Fund, based on its keenness to secure a decent life for members in cases of death, permanent total disability or old age for those who reached the age of 75, and to find additional coverage for the earnings of a member of the General Authority and to protect his income in any circumstance. An emergency that may lead to interruption of income, especially in the event of death.

Al-Khudairi indicated that the Social Solidarity Fund’s management committee meets on a monthly basis to discuss all new issues on the fund, such as subscription requests or requests submitted by the fund’s members.

The head of the Contractors Syndicate indicated that the amendments to the fund’s system were discussed with the Legislation and Opinion Bureau, as the amendments were approved and are awaiting their issuance in the Official Gazette.

He pointed out that, during 18 years, the Fund paid compensation to contractors, which amounted to 17 million dinars, and demanded that members of the General Authority of the Contractors Union pay their dues, in order to ensure the continuity of the work of the Fund.
In turn, the Vice-Chairman of the Social Solidarity Fund Committee, Eng. Atef Al-Daghmi, said that the Solidarity Fund in the Contractors Syndicate is one of the best trade union funds in Jordan, stressing that the fund has solved many problems for contractors, pointing to the need for the General Authority to stick to the fund and work on its development, improvement and support for its continuity. Through the payment of obligations owed by contractors to the Fund.

Engineer Rafiq Murad indicated that the number of subscribers to the Takaful Fund was 2,686 until 31/12/2021, and compensations were paid under the fund’s system, as the number of deaths of those affiliated with the Takaful Fund during the period 1/1/2021 to 31/12/2021 (28 A death case, and the number of disability compensation was (9) cases, and the number of compensation for benefiting from benefits during life for those who reached the age of 75 was (26).

The Secretary of the Contractors Syndicate, Eng. Yassin Al-Tarawneh, indicated that the Social Solidarity Fund contributed positively to supporting the contractors, stressing the work on the proposals submitted to the Fund’s Management Committee with the aim of developing in the interest of the Jordanian contractor.

It is noteworthy that the Social Solidarity Fund was approved for the first time in June 2004, according to instructions until the system was approved, and amendments were made to the Fund’s system for the first time on August 13, 2016, and amendments were made for the second time on 10/26/2019.

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