Workers

High demand for semi-skilled migrant workers in GCC to continue

High demand for semi-skilled migrant workers in GCC to continue

ISLAMABAD: The labour market demand for low- and semi-skilled migrant workers in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries private sector is projected to remain high in the short-term, as there are numerous mega projects coming up including the ‘Expo 2020’ in UAE and World Soccer Cup 2022 in Qatar, ILO says in a report. There […]

PML-N workers, leaders arrested for violating section 144

PML-N workers, leaders arrested for violating section 144

RAWALPINDI: More than a hundred local leaders and workers of PML-N have been arrested for flouting the ban on congregations and rallying and obstructing a National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) official from arresting retired Captain Mohammed Safdar. The son-in-law of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was sentenced to one-year imprisonment in the Avenfield reference. The workers and local leaders, […]

Maryam asks workers not to ‘feel nervous’ ahead of Avenfield verdict

Maryam asks workers not to ‘feel nervous’ ahead of Avenfield verdict

Maryam Nawaz, only hours before the verdict in the Avenfield reference was scheduled to be announced, asked PML-N workers “not to feel nervous”, adding that her father and their leader had already gone through “jail, disqualification, exile” before.Nawaz Sharif chose the path of sacrifice which upholds the sanctity of vote despite knowing that he would […]

Enraged PTI workers protest in London for not giving ticket to Atif Chaudhry

Enraged PTI workers protest in London for not giving ticket to Atif Chaudhry

LAHORE;Furious Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers on Sunday staged protest in London for not giving party ticket to Atif Chaudhry, who left British nationality to participate in the general polls. The protesters have demanded PTI Chief Imran Khan to replace Jamshed Iqbal Cheema with Atif Chaudhry in NA-127. It is to be mentioned here that a rift […]

Ticket issue: PTI workers protest outside Imran Khan’s residence

Ticket issue: PTI workers protest outside Imran Khan’s residence

ISLAMABAD ;Angry workers and candidates of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) who weren’t issued tickets by the party leadership on Saturday staged a protest demonstration outside party chairman Imran Khan’s residence in Bani Gala. The agitated party workers blocked the road leading towards Imran Khan’s residence. The PTI candidates who weren’t issued party tickets for the forthcoming […]

Aseefa bhutto zardari will address ppp workers through hologram technology at following place in karachi on friday,april 27, 2018.

Aseefa bhutto zardari will address ppp workers through hologram technology at following place in karachi on friday,april 27, 2018.

Aseefa Bhutto Zardari will address PPP workers through Hologram technology at following place in Karachi on Friday, April 27, 2018. UC-19, Football Ground, Pipri, PS-130, District Malir, KARACHI.

Workers of international brand H&M being ‘treated like slaves’ in Karachi factory

Workers of international brand H&M being ‘treated like slaves’ in Karachi factory

KARACHI: International apparel brand H&M’s workers in Pakistan are treated like slaves, labourers of Artistic Milliner factories recently fired for attending a rally demanding safety at work places, it has been  revealed. “We are harassed, abused and not allowed to form a union at the factory where international brands such as H&M exploit us,” Syeda Kanwal, a female […]

Sixty aid workers forced to flee S.Sudan fighting: UN

Sixty aid workers forced to flee S.Sudan fighting: UN

By AFP JUBA, SUDAN:  A surge of fighting in eastern South Sudan has forced 60 aid workers to flee, the UN humanitarian agency said on Saturday, hurting efforts to help civilians in the famine-hit nation. An increase in violence nationwide has seen thousands flee in the past two weeks, including more than 16,000 from the […]

Saudi Arabia to fine employers 2000 riyals for withholding workers’ passports

Saudi Arabia to fine employers 2000 riyals for withholding workers’ passports

RIYADH (Web Desk) – Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Labor and Social Development has announced that the employers who hold back the passports of workers without their written consent will be penalized. According to the spokesman of the ministry, Khalid Abalkhail, a fine of 2000 Saudi riyals per worker will be imposed on the employer. “The […]

Four suspects who allegedly raped lady health workers killed in police encounter

Four suspects who allegedly raped lady health workers killed in police encounter

GUJRAT: All four suspects who were wanted for alleged rape of two lady health workers were killed in a police encounter in Gujrat, police informed. According to police, the suspects had stormed into a Basic Health Unit on December 30 last year and raped two lady health workers present inside. The suspects were arrested last […]

Four Polio Pakistani Workers Awarded in France

Four Polio Pakistani Workers Awarded in France

Paris, 24st October 2016. Four Pakistan Polio workers were awarded with prestigious Louis Pasteur medals by the Pasteur Institute of France in recognition of their laudable services towards eradication of Polio from Pakistan. Mohammad Khuram Shehzad, Syed Latif, Ms. Azra Altaf, and Mr. Aziz Memon were awarded the medals in an impressive ceremony held today […]