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Posts tagged "labour laws"

Sindh’s occupational safety council to look out for factory workers

It will protect rights of the labour force

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August 24, 2019


Garment industry’s dirty laundry: People work in ‘filthy’ factories with no clean water to drink

The working conditions in smaller factories are usually worse than those in larger ones

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January 23, 2019


In landmark judgment, NIRC orders SSGC to include contractual employees as eligible voters in upcoming CBA referendum

By Minerwa Tahir KARACHI: Labour laws’ implementation in Pakistan is in an abysmal state, especially when it comes to workers hired through third parties. Lawyer Saroop Ijaz calls this method of hiring a ‘fiction’. Earlier this year, clothing brand Khaadi was exposed for depriving its workers of their due rights – as defined by the…

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August 27, 2017


Confusion persists over Khaadi’s agreement with NTUF on labourers’ rights

By Minerwa Tahir Some people thought a small victory that has perhaps never been seen before had been achieved as Khaadi entered into an agreement with National Trade Union Federation (NTUF) on Monday, promising that labour laws will be implemented at all their production units. However, confusion prevails over the interpretation of the agreement. Speaking…

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June 8, 2017


U.S. top court may curb presidential appointment powers

WASHINGTON: Supreme Court justices, hearing a dispute over presidential powers a day before the U.S. election, indicated on Monday they might curb a president’s authority to staff top administration posts in a case involving the National Labor Relations Board. The eight justices heard an hour-long argument in a 2014 legal challenge brought by Arizona-based private…

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November 8, 2016


Qatar vows ‘100% compliance’ on key labour reform

DOHA: Qatar said it expects “100 percent compliance” from businesses by the end of 2016 on a labour reform introduced to ensure the country’s vast migrant workforce receive their salaries on time. Government figures released in Doha on Wednesday to mark the one-year anniversary of the introduction of the Wage Protection System (WPS) show that…

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November 2, 2016

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