Group of labour unions launch rights movement for workers’ welfare

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Group of labour unions launch rights movement for workers’ welfare 2018-06-22 [Today]

Parties urged to include labour issues in manifestos 2018-06-22 [The Nation]

Labor leaders urge political parties to include labor issues in campaigns 2018-06-21 [The Daily Times]

Rights bodies protest against child labour 2018-06-16 [LabourWatch]

State Life Insurance Pakistan Employees Rejoice 18% Salary Increase 2018-06-13 [UNI Global Union]

Commuters left frustrated by metro bus drivers’ four-hour strike 2018-06-10 [LabourWatch]

FDE daily wagers feel ‘betrayed’ by PML-N 2018-06-10 [The News]

Seven labourers injured in roof collapse 2018-06-10 [Dawn]

Attack, abduction threaten journalists’ safety 2018-06-07 [IFJ]

LHWs besiege DC office 2018-06-01 [LabourWatch]

Statements of 11 cops recorded in Baldia factory fire case 2018-06-01 [The News]

800 LHWs booked for resorting to ‘violence’ over unpaid salaries 2018-05-27 [Dawn]

Cancelling ownership of mines that ignore safety standards proposed 2018-05-25 [Dawn]

SHC orders SSGC to regularise more than 170 contract employees 2018-05-25 [LabourWatch]

KP Cabinet approves first ever child labour policy in Pakistan 2018-05-25 [LabourWatch]

MINING WORK: WORTH THE WAGE? 2018-05-23 [Dawn]

Pakistan: victims of Ali enterprises factory fire begin to receive compensation 2018-05-22 [IndustriALL]

PU contract employees hold demo for regularisation 2018-05-20 [LabourWatch]

CDA relocates workers’ union office for construction of mosque for ISI 2018-05-18 [The Nation]

Wapda workers observe Safety Day 2018-05-17 [LabourWatch]

SC asks teleco to compensate heirs of slain labourers 2018-05-17 [LabourWatch]

Passage of landmark legislation for home-based workers hailed 2018-05-12 [The News]

Legislation sought for miners’ safety 2018-05-11 [Dawn]

PIA employees facing salary crunch 2018-05-11 [The News]

Call for fixing minimum wages of unskilled workers at Rs 30,000 2018-05-11 [LabourWatch]

Sindh’s home-based workers to be protected under new law 2018-05-11 [LabourWatch]

Pakistan’s deadly mines - 23 workers killed in one day 2018-05-08 [IndustriALL]

Clerks’ body calls for pay raise 2018-05-05 [LabourWatch]

Officials penalised for harassing woman staff 2018-05-05 [The News]

Young doctors take to streets again 2018-05-05 [Dawn]

Overseas Pakistanis ministry blamed for delay in payments to Baldia factory victims 2018-05-05 [LabourWatch]

Protection of agrarian women workers rights 2018-05-03 [The Observer]

Pakistan: Shipbreaking workers win union rights 2018-05-02 [IndustriALL]

Transporters threaten strike in Lahore 2018-05-01 [The Tribune]

No country for labour 2018-05-01 [The Daily Times]

29 kiln owners, managers held for bonded labour 2018-04-30 [LabourWatch]

Country has failed to learn lessons of Gadani tradegy, say unions 2018-04-28 [IAMAW]

Employees demand regularisation of workers 2018-04-26 [The News]

Trainee nurses demand withheld stipend 2018-04-26 [Dawn]

Pakistan has failed to learn lessons of Gadani tradegy, say unions 2018-04-24 [IndustriALL]

PWC holds rally for acceptance of demands 2018-04-21 [The News]

Teachers stage sit-in for acceptance of demands 2018-04-21 [Dawn]

LHWs in Mohmand protest non-payment of salaries 2018-04-21 [Dawn]

College teachers end sit-in 2018-04-21 [LabourWatch]

Unpaid for 11 months: Daily wagers lay siege to Fazal’s house 2018-04-15 [The Express-Tribune]

Nursing association to start protest campaign 2018-04-15 [Dawn]

Technical officials demo for upgrade of pay scales 2018-04-15 [Dawn]

Doctors stage demo for arrears payment 2018-04-15 [LabourWatch]

Teachers reject timescale formula 2018-04-15 [LabourWatch]

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This month in labour history

7-06-1972 Protests by unions start in opposition to martial law that last all month. Dozens of workers are killed as the army suppresses strikes and occupations. [more]

7-06-1972 Police opened fire into a crowd of strikers demanding backpay in Karachi, killing three and injuring dozens. The funeral procession was also attacked by police, workers responded with a mass strike across the city. [more]