Employment promotion resources

  1. Awareness raising seminar on Sindh Industrial Relations Act

    Under the LRP project, National Trade Union Federation is organizing an awareness raising seminar on Sindh Industrial Relations Act of 2013 (SIRA) passed by the Provincial Assembly of Sindh. The proposed seminar is aimed at creating awareness on SIRA, among the tripartite stakeholders. It is important that Agriculture laborers know their rights provided by SIRA. Similarly the landlords and Agriculture sector employers need to be educated on their obligations and responsibilities. The seminar will be attended by the official of FAO, UN-Women, District Government, NGOs and peasant communities of Dadu.

  2. Employers committed to more and better jobs through socially responsible labour practices in Pakistan

    01 September 2015

    Employers pledged their commitment to create more and better jobs through socially responsible labour practices in the Sialkot sports goods industry. Almost 50 representatives from business, workers and the government attended the awareness raising seminar held on 27 August under ILO’s project “More and Better Jobs through Socially Responsible Labour practices in Pakistan”.

  3. Roll out of Entrepreneurship Training underway - Know About Business

    24 August 2015

    As part of its mandate, ILO is promoting entrepreneurship and business education among poor rural masses for improving their Human Security in Sindh Province. A total of 26 women and men were trained as KAB-Facilitators on ‘Know About Business’ training module. These trainers would further reach out to 500 prospective entrepreneurs with support of the Livelihood Restoration Project.

  4. The ILO reaffirms its commitment to support its constituents in Baluchistan Province

    18 August 2015

    The Baluchistan Development Vision and Strategy framework defines the provinces approach for creating 1.5 million “decent” jobs and reducing the unemployment rate to less than 5%. Achievements and challenges pertaining to the welfare of workers in the province were discussed at length during the Country Director’s last visit to the province

  5. ILO pledges continued support for the realisation of Decent Work in KP Province

    18 August 2015

    The ILO Country Director for Pakistan, Mr Francesco d’Ovidio visited Peshawar on 17th August 2015 on his final mission to meet tripartite stakeholders (Government, Employers and Workers) in KP Province and review the ongoing support interventions.

  6. District Model for Social Protection Developed for KP Province

    17 August 2015

    In line with the Social Protection Floors Recommendation, 2012 (No. 202), a comprehensive social protection system for the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been developed in consultation with the Federal and Provincial Governments and piloted in two Districts including Peshawar and Nowshera. To streamline this system, a three-day consultative workshop on ‘How to implement Social Protection Floors” was delivered by International Labour Organization (ILO) in collaboration with the Planning & Development (P&D) Department of KP Government from 10-12 August

  7. ILO and Government of Pakistan sign Letter of Understanding to Support the PPP on Labour Law Compliance in the Textile Sector in Faisalabad

    09 July 2015

    The Government of Pakistan has committed to facilitating an enabling environment for the private sector to comply with international labour standards and labour laws in Pakistan. This was during the signing of the Letter of Understanding to support the Public Private Partnership on Labour Law Compliance in the Textile Sector in Faisalabad targeting 210 industrial units over the next three years.

  8. ILO and Government of Pakistan sign Letter of Understanding to Support the Public Private Partnership on Labour Law Compliance in the Textile Sector in Faisalabad.

    09 July 2015

    The Government of Pakistan has committed to facilitating an enabling environment for the private sector to comply with international labour standards and labour laws in Pakistan. This was during the signing of the Letter of Understanding to support the Public Private Partnership on Labour Law Compliance in the Textile Sector in Faisalabad targeting 210 industrial units over the next three years.

  9. ILO and Government of Pakistan sign Letter of Understanding to Support the Public Private Partnership on Labour Law Compliance in the Textile Sector in Faisalabad

    09 July 2015

    The Government of Pakistan has committed to facilitating an enabling environment for the private sector to comply with international labour standards and labour laws in Pakistan. This was during the signing of the Letter of Understanding to support the Public Private Partnership on Labour Law Compliance in the Textile Sector in Faisalabad targeting 210 industrial units over the next three years.

  10. Soccer Ball Industry Model replicable for child labour elimination in GSP+ business environment

    30 June 2015

    Over 50 representatives from Government, Workers, Employers and economic sectors endorsed the Sialkot Soccer Ball Industry Model as a way forward for other industries to do business in the current GSP+ environment. This was during the final World Day Against Child Labour commemorative event convened by the Employers Federation of Pakistan (EFP) in Lahore.