ILO & Pakistan Textile Exporters Association sign agreement to promote decent work
"ILO & PTEA [Pakistan Textile Exporters Association] sign agreement to promote decent work", 23 Feb 2015
In order to promote decent work in the textile and garment industry in Faisalabad, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Pakistan Textile Exporters Association (PTEA) have signed a partnership agreement last week.
The unique partnership agreement includes a comprehensive framework on improving productivity through training and compliance with international labour standards including occupational safety and health, wages, contracts of employment, discrimination and other forms of mal labour practices as well as strengthening employers’ and workers’ bilateral arrangements in textile industry.
The cooperation will continue for three years and will cover more than 200 industrial units (small, medium and large) that are engaged in the textile export, ILO said in a press release.