Rules & Regulations
The Directorate of Labour is the custodian of the guaranteed rights of the workers like right to organize, right to collective bargaining, participation in the affairs of the respective organization, health & safety, minimum wages, compensation, etc.. For realization of its role, it enforces various labour laws. Through the implementation of the labour laws it ensures compliance of the International Labour Standards and thus contributes to achieving GSP, GSP+, GSP++, MFN, etc. status by securing higher position in the grading system applied by the granting countries, regions and organizations. Besides, it carries out awareness raising drive in the workers, employers and other stakeholders on labour issues, labour laws and contemporary issues.
Labour Department is the custodian of guaranteed rights of workers as envisaged in our national / provincial legal frameworks and ILO conventions. ‘Industrial Relations’ or the subject of ‘Labour’ constitutes the social component (among others) of a sustainable development policy. The other two being _ economic and environmental. Industrial relations transcend all sector of an economy be it primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary. In an era of internationalization, globalization and corporate restructuring where businesses and the world of work have assumed different patterns, the task of the Labour Department has become all the more important and challenging to ensure rights of workers at workplace and productivity of labour markets.