Five hundred new workers join in FAPWUN
Aiming to create a decent working condition in private sector organizations in seven districts of eastern development region of Nepal, GEFONT, in collaboration with ILO Nepal conducted various activities in Ilam, Panchthar, Taplejung, Terhthu, Sankhuwasabha, Bhojpur and Dhanukuta focusing on Agriculutre secotor particularly – Ginger, Cardamom, Orthodox tea and Diary. During the period various activities such as Training for union members, orientation on labour rights and OSH issue . As a result, Numbers of union member trained on the issue of Decent Work, Labour law, Social Security, OSH, gender discrimination, Trade union Rights . During the period, GEFONT organised meeting and interaction with government authority holders, political parties and employers witht the aim of creating conducive working environment and implementation of labor rights. Municipalities,District administraitve office ,village municiaplity expressed their written commitment for the implimentation of labour rights in their area.
According to Cde Bhairab Pathak ,FAPWUN Vice-President six new FAPWUN commiittees formed and more than five hundred new workers have been joined in FAPWUN from seven district.