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Pakistan mine safety crisis continues

30 January, 2020The start of 2020 has seen increasing accidents and deaths in Pakistan’s coal mines, exposing the near non-existence of safety measures and continued negligence from the employers and the government.

Syngenta Pakistan continues to blatantly ignore court ruling

31 July, 2014IndustriALL Global Union expresses its outrage over Syngenta’s long-standing punishment with unacceptable treatment against union leaders and members, ignoring local and supreme court rulings in Pakistan.

12 workers in Pakistan acquitted after two-year trial

8 September, 2014Twelve garment workers and trade unionists from IndustriALL affiliate National Trade Union Federation (NTUF) have finally been acquitted of extortion and terrorism.

Carpet and power loom workers in Pakistan win significant wage increase

14 November, 2016IndustriALL Pakistan affiliate representing carpet workers in Lahore and power loom workers in Gujranwala district have announced success in wage negotiations.

How can unions promote sustainable industrial employment in South Asia? IndustriALL affiliates are figuring it out.

11 August, 2016On August 8-9, IndustriALL affiliates from Nepal, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka met in Kathmandu to discuss how to implement IndustriALL’s sustainable industrial employment agenda in their countries and to devise a regional strategy.

PAKISTAN

8 October, 2014On 7 October, for the World Day for Decent Work, workers in Pakistan rallied and held public meetings and conferences in various parts of the country including Karachi Hyderabad, Sukkur, Multan, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Peshawar and other parts of the country.

Plans developed to confront precarious work in South Asia

28 November, 2014Representatives from IndustriALL Global Union affiliates in India and Sri Lanka have developed a strategy to combat precarious work, in a regional coordination meeting in New Delhi on 22 to 23 November 2014. 

Proud trade union win at Syngenta Pakistan

25 November, 2013Dedicated plant-level campaigners and constant support from IndustriALL Global Union for over two years has today resulted in a hard-fought trade union victory for Syngenta workers in Pakistan.

Unions are best way to prevent further disasters in Pakistan

20 September, 2012IndustriALL Global Union argues that freedom of association and trade unions are the best way to prevent further workplace tragedies, after it is revealed that certification of the Ali Enterprise factory in Pakistan by a prominent monitoring group issued just weeks earlier did not prevent the fire that killed nearly 300 workers, many of them trapped behind locked exit doors.

Pakistani unions demand justice for textile workers

1 February, 2013Outraged by the news that Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf called for murder charges to be dropped against the brothers who own a Karachi garment factory where 259 workers were killed, unions in Pakistan protested on 30 January 2013.