Terms and Conditions of Employment

These are the minimum terms and conditions set by the Government of Pakistan.

  • Period of Contract Minimum one year.
  • Probation Period 90 days or as per the labor laws of the country.
  • Daily Working Hrs 8 hrs / day max. 12 hrs / day with additional 4 hours paid as an overtime.
  • Weekly Working Days 6 days per week, paid holiday.
  • Weekly Rest Day At least 1 day per week.
  • Rate of Overtime As per labor laws of host country or minimum 1.50 times of basic salary / hour.
  • Accommodation Free of cost bachelor accommodation (not tents) must be provided by employer with Electricity, Water, Bedding and Air Condition where high degree temperature is measured.
  • Messing Facilities Free food or 25% of basic pay to be paid in lieu of free food for unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled workers. This provision of free food is not applicable to U.A.E. and Bahrain.
  • Medical Facilities Free, to be provided by the employer.
  • Transportation Free transport is to be provided by the employer from residence to work place.
  • Passage Economy class by air from place of hire to place of employment and back on expiry of contract. It is to be provided by the employer, if not included in the salary, which should be in addition to the minimum wages laid down.
  • Vacation leave per year (As per labor laws of the host country).
  • Illness leaves per year (As per labor laws of the host country).
  • Social Security / Insurance Employment to be covered at the cost of the employer according to the labor laws.
  • Dead Bodies Dispatch to dead bodies or evacuation due to serious injury will be made to Pakistan at employer's expenses.