1. Work is the right of all citizens, and the State shall avail it to Jordanians by directing and improving the national economy.
2. The State shall protect labour and enact legislation therefor based on the following principles:
a. Giving the worker a wage commensurate with the quantity and quality of his work.
b. Defining weekly work hours and granting workers weekly and annual paid rest days.
c. Specifying special compensation to workers supporting families and in the cases of dismissal, illness, disability and emergencies arising out of work.
d. Establishing special conditions for the work of women and juveniles.
e. Subjection of factories to health safeguards.
… (Art. 23)