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  • Trade unions dub budget ‘pro-elite’

    LAHORE: Labour and trade unions rejected on Friday the federal budget of 2015-16, calling it disappointing, anti-labour and pro-business-cum-ruling class...

    Pakistan Railway Employees (Prem) Union (CBA) in a news release also criticised the federal government for anti-people budget...

  • Khaadi and trade unions working on draft for workers’ rights

    KARACHI: The management at Pakistan’s leading brand Khaadi has had two meetings with representatives of trade unions in the past two days regarding a draft related to rights, minimum wage and social security of the workers...

    According to secretary general of the National Trade Union Federation (NTUF) Nasir Mansoor, the terms and conditions of the draft are being finalised...

  • JI, trade unions call for withdrawal of decision on PSM sell-off

    KARACHI: Leaders of trade unions of Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) and Jamaat-i-Islami’s (JI) Karachi chapter have demanded the federal government take back its decision to retrench 9,350 employees of the mills...

    They said at a demonstration organised by Pakistan Steel Labour Union (PASLU) to protest against the mills’ privatisation outside Karachi Press Club on Monday that their protest would compel the government to withdraw its...

  • Senate passes resolution to revive student unions in educational institutions

    The Senate's Committee of the Whole passed a resolution on Tuesday calling for the revival of student unions in educational institutions, DawnNews reported...

    The student unions provide a platform for students to engage in social and educational activities and defend their rights at the same time, read a resolution passed in Senate during a session chaired by Chairman Raza Rabbani...

  • Unions condemn killing, disappearances of journalists in FATA, KP

    The journalist unions in Peshawar held a joint meeting on Monday to condemn the killing of a senior journalist in Swabi and the 'kidnapping or disappearances' of others, and formed a committee to highlight the issue with high-ranking government officials, DawnNews reported...

    Afridi, who was associated with Radio Pakistan, among other news websites, was in Islamabad on a private tour, his relatives said...

  • Govt, teachers’ unions asked to work for education reforms

    The report ‘Reclaiming Dignity: The State of Teachers’ Unions and Their Future’ called on government and unions to collaborate on education reforms...

    It highlighted that these unions were primarily focused on service terms and conditions, sometimes at the expense of students’ well-being...

  • Global fashion brands, unions agree to extend Bangladesh deal

    DHAKA: Leading global fashion brands and trade unions agreed Thursday to continue a safety program involving thousands of garment factories in Bangladesh for another three years...

    Two Switzerland-based global trade unions IndustriALL Global Union and UNIGlobal Union and brand representatives announced the agreement in Paris...

  • Labour unions demand better working conditions, pay for workers

    Various labour organisations, including the All Pakistan Labour Federation (APLF), Pakistan Cen­tral Mines Labour Federation (PCMLF), Pakistan Workers Confe­deration Balochistan (PWC), PWD Employees Union, Qesco Labour Union and PMDC Employees Union, organised rallies around the provincial capital to pay tribute to the Chicago martyrs...

  • Call for joint efforts to restore student unions

    KARACHI: Placing a ban on student unions deprived students of critical thinking and questioning, with the result that sectarian and ethnic parties infiltrated campuses, said rights activists while calling for joint efforts to restore student unions...

    “It is a general misconception that student unions are a waste of time,” said well-known Pakistani singer Jawad Ahmed during a press conference called to introduce the International...

  • Bilawal asks Sindh, AJK to end ban on student unions

    ISLAMABAD: People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari asked the PPP governments in Sindh and Azad Jammu & Kashmir on Friday to lift the decades-old ban on student unions in academic institutions...

    The PPP spokesman quo­ted Bilawal Bhutto as saying: “The three-decade-old ban on student unions is part of the disastrous legacy of military dictator Zia that must be banished, the sooner the better...

  • Bilawal’s initiative may help lift ban on student unions

    LAHORE: PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto’s direction to the Sindh and Azad Kashmir governments to lift the decades-old ban on student unions in educational institutions may force other provinces to follow suit...

    The mainstream student organisations like Islami Jamiat Talaba (IJT), Muslim Students Federation (MSF), Peoples Students Federation (PSF) and Insaf Students Federation (ISF) believe the other provinces, especially Punjab, may find...

  • Early unions

    THE practice of child marriage in Pakistan has been an ongoing one in the rural areas, adversely affecting the education and health of girls...

    Where Pakistan is concerned, approximately 29pc of girls in the rural and 16pc in the urban areas are reportedly married off before they are 18...

  • PIA privatisation: Unions say booking offices to remain closed till Feb 2

    KARACHI: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) unions on Monday announced all offices of the national carrier will remain closed from tomorrow (Tuesday) till February 2 in protest against the planned privatisation of the airline...

    The employee unions also threatened to halt flight operations from February 2 if the government does not give in to their demands, foremost amongst which is scrapping of the plan to privatise the national...

  • PIA unions

    THIS is with reference to the news item about the aviation secretary pleading with the PAC that if the government wants PIA to succeed, then all unions should be banned...

    Wow, what a somersault!When Mr Gardezi was PIAC Chairman and defence secretary he pampered the unions...

  • PSF kicks off drive for student unions revival

    LAHORE: The People’s Student Federation (PSF) took out a motorcycle procession here on Sunday to kick off a campaign for restoration of student unions in the educational institutions...

    The procession of the student wing of the Pakistan People’s Party started from Model Town and ended at the Governor House where the participants held a demonstration to demand restoration of the student unions...

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