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  • SHC dismisses plea against recording AE owners’ statements via video
    Karachi: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday dismissed an application against recording the statements of the owners of Ali Enterprises through video conferencing before a trial court in the Baldia factory fire case. The applicant, Abdul Rehman, alias Bhola, an accused in the Baldia factory fire case, had challenged the trial court order that approved the prosecution’s application with regard to recording statements of the factory owners, Arshad Bhaila…
    Sep 14, 2019 - 0 Views
  • Punjab social security reviews different projects
    Lahore: The 143rd meeting of the Punjab Employees Social Security Institution governing body was held with Provincial Minister for Labour & Human Resources Ansar Majeed Khan in the chair here on Friday to review various projects. Secretary Labour & Human Resources Sarah Aslam, Commissioner Punjab Employees Social Security Institution Saqib Manan and other officers attended the meeting. Various decisions were taken in the meeting regarding a special grant for special…
    Sep 14, 2019 - 0 Views
  • Workers’ lives not a dispensable commodity
    Lahore: Deploring the Punjab government’s ban on labour inspections in factories, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has termed the move ‘callous’ and ‘ill-thought-out’. Where it should be strengthening labour inspection mechanisms and extending these to all sectors of the economy, the government has effectively dismissed labour welfare. Where Article 37(e) of the Constitution emphasises that the state ‘shall make provision for securing just and humane conditions of work’,…
    Sep 14, 2019 - 0 Views
  • SAFTU, NUMSA threaten mass protests over new labour laws
    Johannesburg: The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) has warned of mass protests over new labour laws that require organised labour to ballot workers before going on strikes. The federation and its affiliate, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) are opposed to the laws which are geared at easing labour relations between employers and workers. Not only are Numsa and Saftu willing to approach the courts…
    Sep 12, 2019 - 0 Views

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