Inaugurating the NIHWU Convention in Kathmandu, GEFONT President Cde. Bishnu Rimal said that “ New Labour Act adopted by the Parliament and recently approved by the President of Nepal is labour friendly & it covers entire world of work as there will be no discriminations among permanent, temporary, contract and daily wage workers .”
“ New labour Act has ensured basic social protection measures such as such as gratuity, accidental benefits, sickness benefits, medicare including workers saving- the provident funds is payable from the day one of employment.” He added.
During his Speech, he also cleared about misunderstood issues of Hire & Fire and No Work No Pay. He urged NIHWU to strengthen more and to reach more workplaces as authorised Union in any Enterprises will be more powerful now.
On the Occasion , Deputy Member of ILO Governing Body Cde. Binda Pandey, IUF Coordinator, Kathmandu District Coordination Committee Coordinator Shiva Baidhya, NIHWU President Surya Kunwar and other Leaders also addressed.