As companies are now downsizing amid the coronavirus outbreak, many individuals have lost their jobs. As a few companies have fired their employees or have cut down their salaries amid this crisis, it has indeed wreaked havoc and has many labourers affected.
Keeping in mind the factory workers who work day and night to earn their salaries, on Sunday, the Sindh government has issued a notice for factories and other private organizations in the province to give out salaries to their employees by March 31, as reported by ARY News.
Moreover, Section 3 of the Sindh Payment of Wages Act, 2015 has been advised by the Labour and Human Resources Department, which says “all Employers/Owners/Occupiers of the establishments and responsible persons” to give out salaries to all kinds of workers in the factories.
Adding on to this, the Labour and Human Resources Department has notified the establishment of “Emergency Cell” to address the grievances/issues of employees.
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