3rd Regional General Council - Pakistan Industrial Act

Nov 2009

In this resolution the 3rd ITUC-AP General Council expresses its concern at the arbitrary enactment of the Industrial Relations Act in Pakistan, 2008, without consultation with the trade unions which contain several restrictions on workers rights to organize and deplores that several provisions in the Act which violates fundamental trade union and collective bargaining rights of the workers.

The General Council expresses its solidarity with the workers and trade unions of Pakistan in their struggle against these anti-labour enactments and urges the government of Pakistan to amend the IRA to bring it in conformity with the ILO Conventions 87 and 98 ratified by the government of Pakistan in full consultation with the representative workers organisation.