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PWF PUNJAB
NEWS AND UPDATES

Heavy Mechanical Complex (HMC) Taxila District Rawalpindi



Daily wages workers stay in houses due to lock down and never afford buy food items and all workers in deep tension.



Municipal Corporation /Local Government unions of Punjab



Unavailability of Soap, Gloves and Masks, Sanitizer for sweepers, Sanitation staff, Disposal Staff, Gutter Openers, Garbage collector .



Sheikhupura, Lahore, Gujranwala, Silakot, Kamo-Ki, Farooqabad, Faisalabad, Nankana Sahib



Domestic workers were Unaware about Basic Hygiene, Even they were not using Soaps for their personal Hygiene, they were also Unaware About COVID, No PPES were being Used on workplaces and during travel



Sheikhupura, Nankana Sahib & Faisalabad.



Ladies Health workers were unequipped



District Sheikhupura



Vulnerable Brick kiln workers were unaware from Basic Hygiene measures and COVID Also they were struggling to get Cash and Food items for their survival during the days of Lockdown



PWF SINDH
NEWS AND UPDATES

Ghani Glass Ltd. at Landhi Industrial Area, Landhi Karachi



Verbal Illegal Gate Stop & Termination without given any notice, cogent reason and nonpayment of legal Dues.



Korangi Industrial Area Karachi



Due to Lockdown Govt. of Sindh closed all most all the manufacturing Industries but still many units are in operation without providing Mask, Glues, Sanitizers tissue papers or other preventive safety measures.



SITE, Landhi, Korangi and other Industrial Areas Karachi



All Pharmaceutical, Floor, Food processing, Packaging & Printing and other supply chain industries are exempted from Lockdown; workers are reporting on duty without pick & drop facilities and on serious risk due non available OSH measures.



Merit Packaging Ltd Korangi Ind. Area Karachi



Due to exemption being a unit of packaging workers are reporting on duty despite having no pick & drop, canteen facilities further Worker not paid any extra incentive in lieu of canteen and Conveyance, wages of March on or before 29-03-2020



Qasim Int’l Containers Terminal Port Qasim Karachi



Management is not serious to provide Mask, Hand Gloves, Sanitizer, Hand wash facility or safety kit at workplace during operating heavy machine, equipment’s and cranes.



General Tyre & Rubber Company at Landhi Industrial Area, Karachi.



Initially not observing the Lockdown or closing the Industrial unit.



Hyderabad Development Authority Hyderabad Sindh



Most all workers especially the Sanitary workers are working on serious risk of Pandemic COVID-19 situating being not providing Mask, Hand Gloves, Soap or Hand Sanitizer, and safety Kit.



Sewahan Development Authority (SDA

All workers are working on serious risk of Pandemic COVID-19 situating being not providing Mask, Hand Gloves, Soap or Hand Sanitizer, and safety Kit.



Power Looms/ Home Based workers/Piece rated workers in Karachi, Sanghar, Khairpur, Tando



More than One Million workers who was working on piece rate have been terminate due to close down the Power looms industry are in very difficult and critical conditions.

PWF BALOCHISTAN
NEWS AND UPDATES

QESCO office Quetta



Workers of Quetta Electric Supply company (QESCO) working in lockdown period and no safety measures taken by the managements. Workers done their job without safety equipments.



Quetta Balochistan



Workers working during lockdown faced many problems and no safety equipments provided from Government.



Mines Sector Balochistan



Majority mines workers working in mines belongs to KPK and after lockdown no transport facility provided to that workers for safely return their homes. Mostly mines workers working on hills and due to carona virus and lock down, workers faced problems about food.



Quetta



No awareness regarding carona virus in workers and faced many problems.



Quetta



Due to lock down, all industrial and commercial establishments closed and employer deduct their salaries.



PWF KPK
NEWS AND UPDATES

Gadoon Industrial State, KPK



Workers working in Gaddon industrial state facing many problems due to lock down and no transportation facility to return back homes.



District Shangla, KPK Dara Adam Khel KPK



Thousands of coal mines and other workers of District Shangla KPK, Dara Adam Khel are stranded due to lock down in wake of carona pandemic. Their owners neither paying wages nor providing food to them in the testing time. They are begging and crying for help. Besides they are unable to come back to their homes due to lockdown and ban on transportation..



Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK)



Workers including sanitary workers working under local bodies Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA, s) not secured and done their job on front line on daily basis. PPEs were unavailable & Field workers were un aware about COVID-19. All workers serious risk of Pandemic COVID-19 situating being not providing Mask, Hand Gloves, Soap or Hand Sanitizer, and safety Kit.



TOPI, KPK



Workers faced many problems regarding health safety and food due to lock down an pandemic situation in KPK province.



Covid-19 including lockdown has hit hard workers of Pakistan in the shape of estimated layoffs as under:-

20.30 Million

Daily Wagers & Family Apprentices

5.17 Million

MINING & QUARRYING & CONSTRUCTION

7.1 Million

STREET VENDORS
TRANSPORT & COMMUNICATION

30.30 Million

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