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International Labor Day & increasing unemployment in Afghanistan

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International Labor Day & increasing unemployment in Afghanistan
 May 1st origins can be traced to Chicago, where the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions, under its leader Samuel Gompers, mounted a general strike on May 1, 1886, as part of its push for an eight-hour work day. On May 4, during a related labor rally in Haymarket Square, someone threw a bomb, which killed a policeman and touched off a deadly mêlée. As a result, four radical labor leaders were eventually hanged on dubious charges.
In 1888, Gompers’s union reorganized itself as the American Federation of Labor, and revived its push for the eight-hour day. Gompers laid plans for a strike to begin on May 1, 1890—the fourth anniversary of the walkout that had led to the Haymarket affair. Meanwhile, in Paris, a group of labor leaders were meeting to establish the Second International. To these Europeans, the executed Chicago radicals were revered martyrs. In an act of solidarity, the Second International set May 1, 1890, as a day of protest.
May Day today is well established in most of the world as International Labor Day. May 1 also remains a traditional date on which leftists and anarchists of various stripes take to the streets to demonstrate their scorn for capitalism. But America, which has proved impervious to socialism, still celebrates Labor Day in September—and not by marching. 
In Afghanistan, International Labor Day is marked amid increasing of unemployment in the country. Despite of lack of statistics, it is estimated that more than six million people are suffering from unemployment in the country. Most of Afghans believe that hundreds thousands of Afghans have left the country for European countries due to increasing unemployment among Afghan youth.
Life condition of Afghan labors: long queues of Afghan labors can been seen every day in most of squares in capital Kabul and other provinces of the country. A large number of these labors cannot find work from morning to evening and leave for their homes with empty hands.
The issue has caused that most of Afghan labors prefer to work in dangerous and unsafety environments without asking insurance and other concessions. Their body is not safe in such environments as well as their employers do not pay attention to their treatment in case they face with any accidents.
Despite of signing International Labor Conventions, Afghanistan is not committed to observing articles of the conventions. Since 1934, Afghanistan has signed 19 international labor conventions.
Afghan labors are facing with various challenges as they do not have work and health insurance as well as pensions. Moreover, Afghan workers have no safety equipment when working on a building or tower, while Afghanistan labor law stresses that all companies and employers shall be obliged to ensure preservation of health and labor safety, application of safety techniques to prevent work and production related accidents, and to provide healthy conditions in order to prevent occupational diseases of Employees.
While designing buildings or using industrial or production facilities, installations and equipment, the Administration or employer shall be obliged to comply with all technical safety and environmental protection standards to protect Employees from adverse and harmful effects of work, according to the law.
Unfortunately, the law is not observed properly by employers and companies that are deploying Afghan workers and employees.