The founder of the Institute for Labour Rights (The Whistlers). He can be reached at [email protected]
There is a need for a standalone simplified labour legislation for microenterprises
Equality shall remain an elusive dream for millions of women in Pakistan until discriminatory laws are done away with
Freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining are essential rights of the worker. The question of union legitimacy in Islamic...
Labour markets worldwide have been severely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic
Instead of focusing only on trade union rights, all workplace rights should be measured both in law and practice
Covid-19 can be used as a catalyst to provide social protection to nearly 90 percent of the unprotected labour force in Pakistan
Basic labour protections, adequate living wages, decent working hours, social protection and safe workplaces should be available to everyone...
Though implementation of labour laws is still a challenge, GSP+ has played a crucial role in sustaining stable export earnings
Though the new Labour Force Survey is quite relevant in understanding the state of labour rights, it still lacks data on some crucial counts
Law in itself can’t protect the rights of workers since workers lack awareness and resources to pursue legal action