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Punjab govt to legislate minimum wage, weekly off for domestic workers

LAHORE: Punjab govt has decided to craft legislation aimed at ensuring minimum wage at weekly off for domestic workers.

 

As per details garnered, the provincial lawmakers will rights of domestic workers under domain of labour law and violation of which will be punishable offence.

 

Punjab govt expressed exasperation over working conditions and daily abuse of domestic workers.

The Buzdar-led govt has decided to amend existing laws dealing with rights of workers and introduce measures to ensure one weekly-off and other matters related to their salaries.

 

The law will be implemented after legislation in Punjab Assembly.

 

Social activists are praising Punjab govt over the historic initiative

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