The World Federation of Trade Unions on behalf of its 105 million workers in 130 countries of the 5 continents expresses its sincere condolence to the relatives and colleagues of the three miners from Shangla district who lost their lives when an explosion occurred due to gas accumulation in a coalmine in Boya area of Orakzai district.

Once again the working class of Pakistan mourns its children due to a constant crime of the bourgeoisie that sacrifices workers for the sake of profit. The 3 miners are added in an endless list of workers that have been killed just because the there trying to earn their livelihood. Despite the statements, declarations, and conventions from the governments and international organizations, in 2019 at least...

The aggression against the workers, in both the private and public sector of Pakistan, continues.  One of the last attacks was the decision of the National Tourism Coordination Board to terminate the services of 450 regular employees of the Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation. The workers that have taken the burden of the pandemic risking their own lives,  producing all goods, and...

The COVID pandemic should be a final wakeup call.

Mr Asaf F Vardag President,Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian Founder/Secretary General  Mrs Atia Saleem Chairperson Pakistan Labour Federation (PLF) ,   Malik Ali Umar Awan President Mr Faysal Abbas  Secretary General Pakistan National Federation of Trade Union (PNFTU) Ch Tariq Javeed President Peoples Trade Union...

The World Federation of Trade Union representing more than 97 million workers in 130 countries all over the world, strongly condemns the reported decision of Baluchistan High Court that bans the Trade Unions in the public sector. If this decision is confirmed, is an unacceptable anti-labor and anti-trade union attack against the working class of Pakistan and the human rights of the people of...

The World Federation of Trade Unions representing more than 95 million workers in 130 countries expresses its strong condemnation for the prevailing situation in the mines of Pakistan.

During the last 3 weeks, at least 6 fatal labour accidents took place in Pakistan resulting in the death of at least 10 miners. The unacceptable working conditions both in the mines as well as in several other...

The suicide bombing of a paramilitary convoy in Indian-controlled Kashmir on February 14, stimulated the conflict between India and Pakistan, leading to cross border shellings and air bombardments. The Communist Parties of the involved countries commented on the escalating tension.

On February 27, the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of Pakistan (CPP) strongly condemned the ongoing...

The World Federation of Trade Unions, on behalf of its 95 million workers in 130 countries of the 5 continents expresses its sincere condolences to the families and friends of the 4 miners who lost their lives in tow different labour accidents in Jabba Khush area of Pakistan the last days.

The workers were killed due to the tragic situation which prevails for years regarding the health and...

The World Federation of Trade Unions expresses its solidarity to the working class of Pakistan for the two separate accidents which took place in southwestern Balochistan province of Pakistan and cost the lives of 23 miners. The WFTU expresses its sincere condolences to all the families, friends and relatives of the miners who have been murdered at their workplaces trying to earn their...

pamePAME expresses its Solidarity with the workers and trade unions in Pakistan for the deaths of miners.

Since the beginning of the year, there have been numerous incidents in mines in Pakistan that have led to the death of dozens of workers, most recently the collapse of a mine in Marwar, Balochistan.

 The main cause of these continuing crimes is the lack of health and safety regulations...

The World Federation of Trade Unions and the class oriented trade union movement continue their long-term and relentless struggle for the determination of high standard of safety measures in the mines and at all aspects of workers’ life. Also we demand the investigation of the conditions of the accident and punishment of the responsible ones.

The Secretariat

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World Federation of Trade UnionsThe World Federation of Trade Unions, representing more than 92 million workers in every corner of the world, is on the side of the working class of Pakistan and supports the struggle for stable employment with decent salary and rights.

The WFTU demands the safeguard of the Provident Funds and the pensions, trade union freedoms, the implementation of adequate health and safety measures for...

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