WORKERS’ WELFARE SCHEMES STOPPED FOR LAST 2 YEARS- LABOR LEADER DELEGATION APPRISES CARETAKER MINISTER

Karachi 6 July: A 5-member delegation of labour leaders of Karachi Site area on Thursdaycalled on to provincial caretaker minister for labour & human resources Simon John Daniel at his office and apprised him about the issues of labourers.
Delegation comprised of Khawaja Mubasher Zubair chairman SITE labour forum, Irshad Bhutto joint secretary SITE labour forum, Muhammad Aslam Tanoli vice president national trade union, Israr Ahmed kohinoor employees union and Gul Zameen Khan of SITE union.
Labour leaders apprised that welfare schemes which include death grants, marriage grants and scholarships for workers’ siblings had been stopped for last two years by the workers welfare board. They added that 70 percent flats at Maymar Labour colony had been allocated to workers; however, there is scarcity of civic facilities water, electricity and gas.