Hey, do you know that we are celebrating May day today?
Today is labor’s day dear?
So what? Today is a holiday.
So this is what you are excited about?
Of course! Are you not?
No! And no one should be…
Because people who were killed were not workers like us. They were labors the daily wagers.
Daily wagers cannot afford a holiday.
They are supposed to show up at work venue regardless of labor’s day or Trump or Imran’s day.
Pakistani labor is the cheapest Labour in the world.
I still remember a viral video of Pakistani worker in UAE who was caught drinking bears, and the mock cob was investigating him in front of the camera.
That laborer was not fluent in any language neither in Urdu nor in Arabic. English is the language of the elite.
The cameraman was interested in humiliating laborer. And he was crying and convincing police and was offering a bribe to leave him alone.
It is OK to be in a media and celebrate anything at any time but it is difficult to face the nude face of reality in real life.
Where ever you go you will listen to crowds of people chanting The mayday. Can anyone ask anyone, what is this mayday really means?
I still believe that the martyrs were died in vain.
The policy, rules, and regulations are just there in big books of law and legislation. In-ground realities only power is real power.
All others are just complimentary. The rule is for labors not for contractors, employers, and constructors. They can afford law and lawyers.
The labors can only starve, choose to quit or accept all humiliations imposed by employers in their own interests.
The only law and the order is, “you are fired. Go and see to others for job and work”.
Cheap labor is a norm these days. The new face of this kind of labors is freelancers.
They have to choose unacceptable terms and conditions and in the meantime, the employers disappeared with their work and they have no clue what to do.
Except complaining freelance website support and their support is always with employers.
The competition and rivalry of companies are just fake games of money concentration. Labors have no meaningful benefits for their work or contributions.
What is the purpose of a holiday on this day?
There is no holiday for laborers in any region globally, locally and nationally.
I am still waiting for awarding any laborer for his labor?
Is there any labor of the week, month or year?
Is there any authority interested in labor’s welfare?
Is there any mechanism for the betterment of laborers and workplace safety?
Daily laborers are drowned in drainage, in mines and other work-related disasters. What are Government and NGOs doing in this regard?
Is there any law regarding laborers who are denied of their daily wages?
Is there any law regarding laborers health?
Is there any law regarding labor’s education and their children education?
Is there any law regarding labors food, cloth, and shelter?
Ramzan is near, what are governments stand about prices of foods and beverages?
Prices of petroleum-based items are increasingly high these days I wonder what is the best way to deal with these aspects of labors?
I am not against celebrations but what will these celebrations contribute to labor’s and their laboring conditions?
Speaking up on these issues is considered treason in this country and in the world.
I think the mad crowd is powerful enough to execute anyone so, Listen to my soul! Be quiet! be blind and don’t hear the cry, tears, blood, and sweat of the labors.
Today is labors day, happy labor’s day to labors!
Ah! Labour’s day is really a labor’s day?
Let us know when you are going to celebrate it again.