Welcome to PILER

The Pakistan Institute of Labour Education & Research (PILER) was founded on 1 May 1982 by a group of concerned individuals from the trade union movement, academia and various other professions. PILER is registered as a ‘not for profit’ company under Section 42 of the Companies Ordinance. Earlier it was registered under the Voluntary Social Welfare Agencies (Registration and Control) Ordinance 1961.

In 1988, PILER established a formally designed research and training programme with regular workshops, courses and advocacy activities.

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PILER Publications

The main purposes of the Rasheed Razvi Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights are: seeking enforcement of rights on a macro level, or for a large group of people, by filing Public Interest Petitions and cases before the High Courts and Supreme Court of Pakistan on various civil society issues; by providing legal aid services through probono lawyers to various individuals, organizations and victims especially from the labour community; by spreading literacy about constitutional and human rights by various publications and public events.

PILER documentary and news