[size=36]The most prominent of what is included in the Social Security and Retirement Law for workers[/size]
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The House of Representatives will discuss, in its scheduled session, today, Saturday, the second reading of the Social Security and Retirement Law for Workers.
The Labor, Social Affairs, Immigration and Migration Committee promised that the law would be presented at the session as a positive step towards strengthening the economic wheel, protecting the worker and ensuring his rights.
Committee member Fadel Al-Fatlawi said, according to the official newspaper, that "the presentation of the law for discussion by the parliamentary committees, such as labor, finance and law, and then voting on it later, is the first positive step towards strengthening the protection of the rights of workers in the private sector," indicating that "written proposals have been submitted to the committee." From some committees, civil society organizations, and the concerned authorities. "
He pointed out that "the law is the main element to protect and guarantee workers' rights and revitalize the private sector," explaining that "the Iraqi state, with the economic conditions it is going through, desperately needs such a law as it represents a future economic vision."
He pointed out that "some of the proposals that arrived at the committee and were included in the law call for the worker's social security pension to not be less than 400 thousand dinars, and the law gave utmost importance to working women and determined her retirement age according to the proposals from 45 to 50 years."
He added that "the law will guarantee the number of workers up to 5 million workers registered with the Social Security, and the law will give a special impetus to the private sector and guarantee their rights and will push workers to search for work in the private sector instead of the public state sector." Organizing a form dedicated to social security workers in which all the information related to the worker and the company he works for is confirmed.
Al-Fatlawi said: “The presentation of the law for the second reading came to open the door for discussion of the new proposals that have been added to the law, whose paragraphs constitute more than 117 important paragraphs,” stressing that “the law will be a step in support of the national partnership law between the public and private sectors and will strengthen the wheel of economic development.”