Workers Face Health, Economic Risks

Today's labour news

Workers Face Health, Economic Risks 2020-04-03 [Human Rights Watch]

Demo against factory for forced labour, no pay 2020-04-01 [Dawn]

Tripartite mechanism activated to mitigate impact of COVID-19 lockdown on workers 2020-03-30 [The News]

Journalist granted bail after two months in prison 2020-03-30 [IFJ]

IFJ concerns over arrested Editor in Chief 2020-03-15 [IFJ]

Droves march for women’s rights amidst threats and intimidation 2020-03-09 [Dawn]

‘Our society respects those who suppress voice of women’ 2020-03-09 [The News]

Women, civil society groups announce separate rally on March 8 2020-03-06 [The News]

Move to restrict workers rights flayed 2020-03-04 [The News]

Workers demand better wages, safety, healthcare 2020-03-02 [The News]

Promises made for urgent government action for media pay crisis 2020-02-29 [IFJ]

Anti-Taliban journalist gunned down in Swat Valley 2020-02-29 [IFJ]

Marble quarry accident highlights ongoing slaughter in Pakistan mines 2020-02-26 [IndustriALL]

'Coal workers are orphans': the children and slaves mining Pakistan's coal 2020-02-20 [The Guardian]

Regularisation of electricity workers demanded 2020-01-10 [The News]

Moral harassment 2019-12-29 [Dawn]

'Poverty plagues home-based workers as the informal economic sector witnesses expansion' 2019-12-27 [The Tribune]

Home-based workers to mark 10 years of struggle on 30th 2019-12-27 [The Nation]

WDF hails passing of Sindh Women Agriculture Workers Bill 2019-12-26 [The News]

Over 400 regular tourism employees being fired from Jan 31 2019-12-26 [The News]

Sanitary workers’ strike enters ninth day 2019-12-25 [The Nation]

Demonstrators turn violent against Dawn newspaper 2019-12-06 [IFJ]

Female journalist killed by her husband 2019-12-02 [IFJ]

BBC arbitrary termination of jobs 2019-11-28 [IFJ]

Workers protest against price hike 2019-11-26 [The Nation]

Wapda union holds special conference 2019-11-14 [The Nation]

Home-based workers take to streets for rights 2019-10-25 [APFUTU]

Wapda workers hold national conference 2019-10-25 [APFUTU]

Thousands demand better conditions on hydro project 2019-10-25 [APFUTU]

Jammu and Kashmir Two months on, India’s lockdown threatens to capsize Kashmir’s economy 2019-10-23 [Equal Times]

Home-based workers take to streets for rights 2019-10-22 [The Nation]

Thousands demand better conditions on hydro project 2019-10-21 [BWI]

150 journalists sacked without cause at ARY and AAJ News 2019-10-02 [IFJ]

Government attempts to introduce media tribunals 2019-09-23 [IFJ]

Safety is our right, not a privilege 2019-09-13 [IndustriALL]

Garment factories still unsafe, seven years after fatal fire 2019-09-13 [Ecotextile]

Justice for Pearl Continental Hotel Karachi workers and their union - tell the government of Pakistan to respect the ILO and freedom of association!  ActNOW!  2019-09-12 [IUF]

Justice for Pearl Continental Hotel Karachi workers and their union - tell the government of Pakistan to respect the ILO and freedom of association! 2019-09-09 [IUF]

Journalists march against massive layoffs at Dunya News 2019-09-06 [IFJ]

Alleged sacking of mills workers in Takht Bhai triggers concern 2019-09-02 [The News]

Sindh cabinet approves Women Agricultural Workers draft bill 2019-08-25 [The Express Tribune]

ITF welcomes Pakistani rail union 2019-08-09 [ITF]

Call for framing rules to enforce Sindh Home-Based Workers Act 2018 2019-08-07 [The News]

Hutchison’s appalling safety record worsens as another worker is killed in Pakistan 2019-07-30 [ITF]

Journalists attacked by group of lawyers 2019-07-26 [IFJ]

Broadcaster blocked amid Prime Minister visit to Washington 2019-07-26 [IFJ]

Journalists strike over unpaid salaries 2019-07-23 [IFJ]

Journalists strike over unpaid salaries 2019-07-22 [IFJ]

Censorship continues in Imran Khan’s Pakistan 2019-07-18 [IFJ]

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