Labor movement very weak in Pakistan: Moot told.


KARACHI -- Trade unionism is on a sharp decline in Pakistan, as the whole labor movement in this country is very week, said speakers of the moot here Saturday. The two-day conference at a local hotel was organized by the Pakistan Workers' Training and Education Trust (We Trust) on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of the National Labor Federation (NLF). The speakers said that the eighteenth constitutional amendment has divided the country into four parts. The labor movement in Pakistan has weakened. The right of making trade union has been pushed back in the country. They said National Labor Federation has played an outstanding role in the struggle for labor rights in the country.

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