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Pakistan Workers' Federation (PWF) is the single largest national trade union center in Pakistan currently has eight regional offices in the four provinces of Pakistan with an affiliation of 419 unions and a membership of more then 880,000 workers nationwide representing the majority of unionised workers.
Pakistan Workers' Federation Activities
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Pakistan Workers Federation has been carrying out concerted struggle during the year 2009-2010 despite multidimensional challenges facing the country such as rising terrorism due to backlash of Afghan war and impact of international financial crisis and ravages of the furious flood in Pakistan which affected 22 million people of all the four Provinces of the country including Khyber Pukhtoonkhawa, Southern Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan making them shelter less and causing colossal loss to their properties and crops and in some cases loss of human lives.
This state of affairs had seriously affected the world of work and gave rise to unemployment and poverty in the country whereas the Government had already sought help of IMF for bailing out. According to the recent U.N. Report there are still 10 million people shelter less in Sindh Province alone as yet. The rising cost of living had added fuel to the fire to the working class by reduction of their purchasing power and real wages.
Proud for the Trade Union Movement of Pakistan
Father of the Nationas a Trade Union Leader.
A less known aspect of the life of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah is that, he was a labour leader and supporter of workers' cause. He was the elected President of the All India Postal Staff Union for 1925.
Abbottabad Declaration signed in July 1994 inter alia envisaged unification of the three federations on or before July 2005. A merger plan, worked out in 2002, has been meticulously pursued. The cherished dream is now being realized with the convening of the founding Convention of the newly merged organization...