In a major relief for labourers, the Punjab government on Saturday increased the minimum wage of workers to Rs20,000.
The prime minister said that that 1st May reminds them of the sacrifices, bravery and commitment of the workers.
Paying tribute to workers on ‘Labour Day’, Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari said that labourers' role in national development and progress could not be avoided.
Labour day is being observed across the world including Pakistan on Wednesday (today) to highlight sacrifices and rights of labourers The theme of this year Labour Day is “Uniting Workers for Social and Economic Advancement”. Labour unions will organize seminars, rallies and parades where union leaders will throw light on the importance of Labour Day. Pakistan’s first labour policy was devised in 1972, in which May 1 was declared an official holiday. This policy also formulated the creation of the Social Security…
'Sacrifices of labourers were lauded by the President and PM Khan'
Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government was taking practical steps to improve living and working conditions of labourers.
Labourers have a pivotal role in the development of a country and the achievement of development goals can be fast-tracked by empowering them, said federal minister for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb.
Millions of people celebrate May 1 as International Workers' Day or Labour Day devoted to the rights of workers and the working class.
WAH: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Monday said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has a soft heart for labourers, and the government will leave no stone unturned for the welfare of workers and their families. Addressing factory workers of the Pakistan Ordinance Factory at Wah Cantt on the occasion of May Day, the interior minister said he had struggled for anti-labour laws during previous regimes. The minister announced a special package for workers who would receive a 25 percent pay raise in basic salaries and…
ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in their separate messages on Monday have said the government is taking measures for the welfare and enhancing living standards of workers and their families. In their messages on Labour Day, they said that workforce is an extremely important pillar of society and playing a pivotal role in its socio-economic development. The president said that the day symbolizes the strength and character of the Pakistani workforce and its devotion and commitment…