Employees of Pakistan Steel Mills Seek SC & PM Intervention
SAMAA TV reported that employees of the Pakistan Steel Mills demanded that Chief Justice of Pakistan Gulzar Ahmed take notice of thousands of layoffs by
SAMAA TV reported that employees of the Pakistan Steel Mills demanded that Chief Justice of Pakistan Gulzar Ahmed take notice of thousands of layoffs by the federal government as they protested outside Supreme Court’s Karachi registry. Protestors have demanded that their jobs be reinstated.
The Insaf Workers Union of the Pakistan Steel Mills also urged Pakistan’s Prime Minister Mr Imran Khan for the restoration of the state run enterprise. The union wrote a letter to the prime minister and reminded him of the promise to restore the PSM. PM Khan was also urged to order implementation of the PSM stake-holders group’s recommendations. The workers union described the dismissal of over 4,000 PSM employees as a violation of the court orders.
Pakistan Steel Mills has not been functioning for years and the employees haven’t been doing anything The Economic Coordination Committee in June approved firing all employees of the Pakistan Steel Mills. Over 4,500 employees were fired in the first phase.