Pakistan Workers' Federation
|Full name||Pakistan Workers Federation|
|Key people||Chaudhary Talib Nawaz, President
Khurshid Ahmed, General Secretary
|Office location||Lahore, Pakistan|
The Pakistan Workers' Federation (PWF) is an umbrella organization of national trade unions in Pakistan. Determined to work together to promote and protect their rights by creating “Pakistan Workers Federation” initially through merger of three national trade union centers of Pakistan, namely: All Pakistan Federation of Trade Unions (APFTU), All Pakistan Federation of Labour (APFOL) and Pakistan National Federation of Trade Unions (PNFTU).
These Federations would stand dissolved and cease to exist from the date when National Executive Board of the newly formed Pakistan Workers Federation would be established. As a second step, work for the eventual 'one united voice' of working men and women of Pakistan by seeking the merger of other non affiliated unions and federations with the PWF.
Members of the PWF include:
- All Pakistan Federation of Labour (APFOL)
- All Pakistan Federation of Trade Unions (APFTU)
- Pakistan National Federation of Trade Unions (PNFTU)
International Trade Union Confederation put out a call for restoration of a democratic system in Pakistan in 2007 along with Pakistan Workers Federation. In 2011, thousands of workers protested against price hikes in Islamabad.
- http://www.ituc-csi.org/pakistan-ituc-joins-pakistan?lang=en, Published 5 Nov 2007, Retrieved 27 Dec 2016
- http://www.pakworkers.com/news/pakistan-workers-federation-protests-in-islamabad-against-privatization-price-hike/, Pakistan Workers Federation holds a protest, Published 7 April 2011, Retrieved 27 Dec 2016
- http://pwf.org.pk/, Official website, Retrieved 27 Dec 2016
- http://apskills.ilo.org/network/pakistan-workers-federation, Pakistan Workers Federation, Skills and Employability Network, Retrieved 27 Dec 2016
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