Labour day in Pakistan
The Labour Unions from all Pakistan organizes rallies and seminars where union leaders present speeches of the history of the labor day and its value. Pakistan is a developing country but the resent situation has improved as compared to previous times. But still, workers don’t get as many rights as compared to other developing countries. Therefore Pakistani workers demanding more rights and benefits on this day.
Labor day History
Pakistan first Labor Day policy was made in 1972. in this policy, May 1st was declared as an official holiday and also made the policy of social security network, the worker’s welfare funds, and also Old age scheme benefits. After independence in 1947, Pakistan became a member of the International Labor Organization [ILO]. ILO is a United Nations[UN] specialized agency which promotes social rights and social justice.
Labor day holiday 2019 in Pakistan is observed on Wednesday
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To celebrate the achievements of workers it is celebrated also in many countries. These are 54 countries where the public holiday of
- New Zealand
- Trinidad & Tobago
- South Africa
- Hong Kong
- United Arab
- United Kingdom
And more countries which are:
- Sri Lanka