GENEVA: Some 8.8% of global working hours were lost last year due to the pandemic, roughly four times the number lost in the 2009 financial crisis, but there are “tentative signs” of recovery, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) said on Monday. The losses compared with the previous year were equivalent to 255 million full-time jobs and included an “unprecedented” 114 million workers joining the ranks of the unemployed and others whose working hours were reduced due to restrictions, it said. “These massive losses…
Sindh government enacted the Sindh Industrial Relations Act (2013) which recognises farmers as industrial workers.
OSLO, NORWAY: Malala Yousafzai, the global icon of children's rights who survived a near fatal Taliban gun attack, becomes the youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate on Wednesday, adding yet another distinction to a long list.
Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi told AFP he believes child labour can be eradicated in his lifetime, calling for everyone in the world to "take a stand" against the practice.
ISLAMABAD: Federal Trade Minister Engineer Khurram Dastagir Khan said on Wednesday that institutional support is being provided to give vocational, ARY News reported. Speaking to the delegation of Women Entrepreneur Development Institute (WEDI), the Minister said responsibility has been assigned to concerned authority to make Women Chamber of Commerce active. He informed that government has released fund for establishing WEDI to educate and guide the business women in the country. Khurram Dastagir suggested to seek expert…