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LEF organizes capacity-building workshop for brick kiln workers

 

10-November-2022
Labour Education Foundation organized a two-day workshop for capacity building of brick-kiln workers at Pak Heritage Hotel in Lahore on November 9 and 10, 2022. At least 19 kiln workers from Lahore and six from Toba Tek Singh attended the workshop.
Farooq Tariq discussed Reasons behind Social and Economic Poverty of kiln workers and a strategy to overcome the problem. He also threw light on Importance of Trade Unionism particularly for informal segments of society like brick-kiln workers.
Tajammal Aziz informed the participants about the laws related to brick-kiln workers in Pakistan. He also discussed social protection available to kiln workers under incumbent laws and schemes.
Ms Jalvat Ali shed light on the Need for Gender Equality and how it could bring more social and economic benefits to the women working at brick kilns.
Zaigham Abbas highlighted the issue of Environmental Pollution at brick kilns and its social and economic impact on the people working there. He also suggested remedies to reduce the pollution and protecting oneself from the ill effects of the menace.

 

 


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