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New Pakistani federation to fight for workers' rights

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Sep '18
The various unions in Pakistan’s textile and garment industry recently formed the Pakistan Textile Garments Leather Workers Federation (PTGLWF) to jointly fight for the rights of workers in the sector. The federation will focus on minimum wages, contractual employment, forced expulsion, the rights to form unions and expensive judicial processes.

The office bearers will be announced during the general body meeting of the federation to be held soon, according to Pakistani media reports.

The federation will initiate an awareness campaign at the global level.

September was selected as the month of forming the federation in memory of more than 360 workers killed in arson in Karachi five years back. (DS)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


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