The provincial government is considering bringing domestic workers under Labour Laws.
The Punjab government has decided to make it compulsory to give a weekly holiday to the domestic workers.
Sources said that the Punjab government will amend Labour Laws so a weekly holiday and reasonable pay can be ensured for the domestic servants. The law will be implemented after legislation in Punjab Assembly.
This government’s act will aid in the prevention of cases of abuse against domestic helpers.
The social activists have also supported the Punjab government’s decision.