Advocacy

GSP+ and labour rights

By Iftikhar Ahmad  The article was published on 14 April 2019 by the News on Sunday The article focuses on the state of labour rights as assessed through newly released Labour Force Survey 2018 (launched in January 2019). Under GSP+, Pakistan is required to protect and promote fundamental labour rights. The article gives an overview of the state of labour rights during the first five years of GSP+(2014-18) and recommends...

A New Deal for labour

By Iftikhar Ahmad , Asghar Jameel (former CHRO Jazz) is Group Director HR at VEON The article was published on 5 August 2018 by the The News. The article recommends protection of the right to freedom of association, right to social protection, extension of the scope of labour legislation to the uncovered sectors, enactment of framework legislation at the federal level and re-strengthening...