People across the country are observing World Labor Day today (May 1). , to highlight sacrifices and rights of labor community.
In Lahore, walks and special ceremonies will be organized by government and non-governmental labour organizations and unions.
On this occasion, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar will visit Labor Colony Warburton tomorrow. He will distribute Sehat Insaf Cards and allotment letters to laborers. Provincial Ministers Dr. Yasmeen Rashid, Ansar Majeed Khan Niazi, members Provincial Assembly and high officials will also attend ceremony.
Labour Day has its origins in the labour union movement, specifically the eight-hour day movement, which advocated eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation, and eight hours for rest. For most countries, Labour Day is synonymous with, or linked with, International Workers’ Day, which occurs on 1 May. For other countries, Labour Day is celebrated on a different date, often one with special significance for the labour movement in that country. Labour Day is a public holiday in many countries.
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17 November, 2019