Second Home Workers’ Trade Union(HUN) convention has been concluded in Kathmandu. The convention was inaugurated by GEFONT President Cde. Bishnu Rimal. Addressing the programme, as Chief Guest, Cde. Rimal said, GEFONT affiliate union should reach all 744 local level and work for the workers. Province level structure of GEFONTaffiliate Union yet to be finalized,till then union should work being centered in local level.
On the occasion, Cde. Binda Pandey Deputy member of ILO Governing Body said, for the Home –based worker she will work for the ratification of ILo convention 189. Cde. Binda suggested to work continuously for the rights of the home-based related workers.
On the occasion, Parliament member Cde. Pemba Lama informed that labour law and social security act which are in process of discussion in parliament, trying to make pro-worker.
HUN President Cde. Bindu Shrestha highlighted the on the achievement of the union. Cde. Bindu said,
In order to make workers voice stronger, Nepal home based workers union, Nepal Independent Domestic workers union, Nepal Thanka Artists Union and Nepal Gold and Silver works Trade Union were merged to form one union – Home Workers’ Trade Union of Nepal (HUN).
HUN has developed the plan for next four years. The plan includes,Expansion of membership in all Provinces,Organise trainings for Leaders and members,Conduct basic Trade union education in local level, launch the campaign for the ratification of ILo convention no 177 and 189.