Speakers at a workshop stressed cordial working relationship between employees and the employers for speedy growth of the country.
The workshop on ‘Fundamental principles and rights at workplace in the ginning and spinning sector of Pakistan’ was organised jointly by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Employers Federation of Pakistan (EFP) here on Thursday.
The event was co-funded by the development cooperation instrument of the EU. Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FCCI)
Senior Vice President (SVP) Chaudhry Talat Mahmood said that balance between rights and duties was imperative for sustained economic development.
He lamented that some time a few elements exploit the issue of forced and child labour, which not only retard our overall production but also bring bad name to the country.
He said the corporate sector was fully aware of its Social Corporate Responsibility (CSR) and was providing the best possible facilities to their workers.
Resource person Prof Nadeem Sohail gave a presentation on child and forced labor, discrimination and right to form the workers unions.—APP