Guidelines for 1st Sindh Labour Policy - Labour and Human Resource Deptt., Govt. of Sindh


While formulating and implementing the action frame work the following policy guidelines will be taken into consideration;

  1. Government of Sindh will develop a system in collaboration with private sector employer to train skilled labour force to achieve meaningful improvement in productivity, competency; and understanding of Labour Standards.

  2. The Government of Sindh will adopt special measures to create more employment opportunities in the private sector in rural and urban areas of Sindh.

  3. Government of Sindh will establish Industrial Support Centres for the establishment of Industries in the rural area to create more employment opportunities to the unemployed labour force and to strength the rural economy;

  4. The Government of Sindh will create a favourable social environment for encouraging more employment opportunities for women labour free from harassment at the work place with guaranteed equal remuneration.

  5. The Government of Sindh will collect actual data of the child labour to streamline these children into schools and disengagement from work with economic assistance.

  6. Workers' right to form and join unions as guaranteed under Article 17 of the Constitution of Pakistan and ILO Convention 87 and 98 will be provided at the establishment as well as Industry level.

  7. Amendments will be made in the existing labour laws to establish industry wise trade unionism.

  8. Labour laws will be consistent with International conventions and recommendations duly ratified and accepted by Government of Sindh;

  9. Contract Labour system shall be regulated in the light of existing Labour Laws and in line with orders of superior courts.

  10. Sindh Home Based Worker Board will be established to monitor the right and duties of home based workers and to collect the data of these workers.

  11. Comprehensive legislation will be made for Agriculture Workers to ensure freedom of association and create an atmosphere of recognition of their rights by landlords.

  12. Employment laws will be legislated and institutions as per requirement should be established for agricultural workers.

  13. Social Security and old age pension benefits will be enhanced to every Industrial and commercial worker.

  14. Social Security and Old Age Pension will also be provided to agriculture, mining and home-based workers;

  15. Social Security and EOBI will be made universal.

  16. The dependents of the deceased workman entitled to the compensation or Social Security benefits will also be registered under...

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