International Labour Day

Labour Day is being observed across the World including Pakistan Today to highlight sacrifices and rights of Labourers.

The theme of this year Labour Day is "uniting workers for social and economic advancement".

Labour Unions will organize seminars, rallies and parades where Union Leaders will throw light on importance of Labour Day.

Pakistan’s first Labour Policy was devised in 1972, in which May 1 was declared an Official Holiday.

This Policy also formulated the creation of the Social Security Network, Old Age Benefit Schemes and Workers Welfare Fund.

Pakistan’s constitution also contains various provisions and articles about Labour Rights.