Mainstreaming home-based workers

Mainstreaming home-based workers

Pakistan’s home-based workers will finally have access to labour laws dealing with union formation, social security and old-age benefit. Years of deliberations and meetings have now reached a point where the provincial governments of Punjab and Sindh have finalised a...
HomeBased workers Rights Priority

HomeBased workers Rights Priority

LAHORE: Punjab Labour Minister Raja Ashfaq Sarwar has said that the Home-based workers are priority of the Punjab government as they are the marginalized among the labor force and they are also contributing in our economy. He stressed that it is our priority to end...
Informal exploitation

Informal exploitation

The fire incidence of the factory in Baldia Town Karachi has exposed negligence and lack of sufficient control by the government machinery. It is reported by the media that factory owners violated multiple regulations. The majority of the workers were working on a...

Sindh govt urged to approve home-based workers policy

KARACHI, Nov 6: Civil society organisations and trade unions on Wednesday asked the government to approve the policy draft for home-based workers (HBWs), lying with the Sindh cabinet for the past two-and-a-half-months. The executive director of HomeNet Pakistan Ume...