PWF
PAKISTAN WORKERS FEDERATION
Event
Two Days Seminar on: Trade Union & Youth in South Asia with Reference to Pakistan Predicating
Practices & Emerging Trends
TOPIC
“Domestic Features of Labour with Reference to youth & Gewendar in Pakistan an Socio Economic
Policy Options”
PRESENTATION BY:
Professor Emeritus & Founder Principal, Hailey College of Banking & Finance,
University of the Punjab, Lahore Pakistan (2003----), Member Governing Council,
International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), New York (1997-2000), President,
South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) (1997), President, Institute of Cost and
Management Accountants of Pakistan (1997-2000), President, Association of
Management Development Institutions of South Asia (AMDISA) (1993-96), Pro ViceChancellor University of the Punjab, Lahore (1994-1996), Founder Director, Institute
of Business Administration IBA), University of the Punjab, Lahore (1973-1996).
VENUE
Bukhtiar Labour Hall, Lahore
DATE & TIME
March 18, 2011, 9:30am --- 10:30am
WELCOME TO OUR PROGRAM
Presentation Frame
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
Demographic Features
Gender Composition
Employment
Employment Status by Nature of Employment & Sex
Employment status by Sector & Sex
Age Specific Unemployment %
Socio-Economic Policy Options
Employment Generation Policy Initiatives
1. Demographic Features
1. Last Population Census 1998
2. UN MAP
Mid-June 2010
Population 185 million
3. Selected Indicators: 2010
Urban Population
Pural Population
Total
Million
63
100
173
Population Growth Rate (%) 2.05
2. Gender Composition
Male*
Female
Total
Number
89
84
173
*Male-Age Group Composition
1-4
15-29
30-49
50-59
60-75+
Number
30
28
19
07
05
89
%
51
49
100
3. Employment
Changing Scene
Year
Employed
Change
2008 -09
51
1.70
-08
49
1.44
-07
48
0.70
-06
47
4.95
-04
42
3.12
-02
39
2.56
-00
36
2.19
Discussion Issues
1.
2.
3.
In Search of Employment Budget
Economic Growth
Self Employment
4. Employment Status by nature of
Employment & Sex
2 0 0 8 - 2 0 0 9
Particulars
Total
Male
Female
1. Unpaid Family Helpers
30
20
65
2. Employees
36
39
22
3. Self Employed
34
41
13
100
100
100
Total
5. Employment Status by Sectors &
Sex
2 0 0 8 - 2 0 0 9
Particulars
Total
Male
Female
1. Agriculture
45
37
74
2. Services
14
11
12
3. Manufacturing
13
13
12
4. Construction
07
08
01
5. Transfer
06
07
-
6. Others
-
-
01
85*
76*
100
*Note: figures should be 100
6. Age Specific Unemployment %
Age Groups
2008-2009
10-14
9.3
15-19
9.5
20-24
7.3
25-29
4.3
30-34
2.6
35-39
1.7
45-49
2.4
50-54
4.6
55-59
16.1
60 & Above
12.7
7. Socio-Economic Policy Options
1. Economic System
– Global
• Capitalism
• Communism/Socialism
• Mixed economy
• P3
– Quaid-e-Azam
• July 01, 1984
• SBP Inaugural
7. Socio-Economic Policy Options
2. Labour Policies
– 1954
– 1958
– 1969
– 1972
– 2010
– Current Position
7. Socio-Economic Policy Options
3. Constitution 1973
– Selected Socio-Economic Aspects
– Four Articles:
Article
Focus
03
Elimination of Exploitation
18
Freedom of Trade, Business or Profession
37
Promotion of Social Justice and Education of
Social Evils
38
Promotion of Social and Economic well-being to
the People
7. Socio-Economic Policy Options
4. Govt Manifesto
– Socio-Economic Aspects
– PPP-5Es
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Employment
Energy
Education
Empowerment
Equity
5. Negotiations
– CBA
– Other thoughts
1.
2.
PSAs
Others
7. Socio-Economic Policy Options
6. Entrepreneurship
– Self Employment
– Hadith of Holy prophet (PBUH)
– Skill Sets
– Access to Credit
– Logistics
8. Employment Generation Policy
Initiatives
General
– Employment Promotion Policies:
•
•
•
•
National Internship Program
President Rozgar Program
Credit for Self Employment by National Bank of Pakistan
Raising Minimum Wages and Pension of Workers
8. Employment Generation Policy
Initiatives
Specific
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Economic Growth
Minimum Wages
Investment in Water Resources
Credit Facility through SME Bank
Micro Credit Facility through Khushhali Bank Limited
President Rozegar Scheme
Pakistan Skilling Program:
1.
National Vocational and Technical Education Commission (NVTEC)
8. Skill Development Council
9. Overseas Employment
10. IT
8. Employment Generation Policy
Initiatives
Specific
11. Labour Market Information System and Analysis
12. National Internship Program
13. Labour Policy 2010:
-
Minimum wage :
Rs. 7,000/-p.m
14. Contract Employees-Regularization
15. Comprehensive Social Insurance Scheme
16. School run by Workers Welfare Fund.
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