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World Labour Day being observed today

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…

Govt will leave no stone unturned for welfare of labourers: Nisar

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…

PM, President pledge to protect labourers’ rights

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…