The labor law in Iraq ensures the rights of workers in the private sector and gives them rewarding pensions if they are included by the owners of companies, factories and employers. The law also included the imposition of large fines against companies, factories and shops of the private sector that their departments do not disclose the numbers of their workforce and refrain from including them in the Department of Retirement and Social Security of the Ministry of Labor in Iraq.

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NIHR , and among its interests and close follow-up to the reality of the rights of young people working for Asian investment companies in charge of building model schools, documented cases of non-inclusion of local workers and their non-registration with the Department of Retirement and Social Security, and this procedure is considered by our organization a clear violation of the Iraqi labor law and a waste of the rights of young people working for those companies, so our organization urges the relevant government agencies to tighten legal control and accountability against them to ensure the rights of local manpower.




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