Learntech.pk (Private) Limited recognises that our commercial activities impact our clients, consumers, suppliers and those people working within our supply chain.
By acting with both responsibility and professionalism throughout our purchasing and supply chain processes, we aim to provide safe, legal and good quality services for our customers whilst protecting and supporting our suppliers and their employees.
Our procurement processes are designed to select and retain suppliers through a non-discriminatory bidding and tendering process. As a minimum, our procurement activity will comply with the relevant safety and Workplace health and safety standards, codes of practice, Company regulations and standards in Pakistan, and will reflect our ongoing commitment to sustainable procurement and corporate responsibility (CR).
Our aim is to establish mutually beneficial relationships with our suppliers. We work to identify and share best practice and knowledge and are members of various trade associations, work with a range of partner organisations, and are engaged in several forums with government departments, agencies and non-government organisations (NGOs).
Our commitment to upholding integrity includes having a process to address where this may not be happening either in our own operations or our supply chain. ‘Speak Up’ is a group-wide programme for Learntech.pk (Private) Limited employees and suppliers to confidentially raise their concerns over actions or behaviour that they feel may be improper, unsafe, unethical or illegal.
At Learntech.pk (Private) Limited, we value all employees and job candidates as unique individuals, and we welcome the variety of experiences they bring to our company. As such, we have a strict non-discrimination policy. We believe everyone should be treated equally regardless of race, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, national origin, native language, religion, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Under no circumstances the company makes use of forced or bonded labour. All employees have the right to enter into employment voluntarily and freely, without the threat of a penalty. The policy is applicable to all personnel as well as interns, consultants and any other person performing a task in the company. The Company’s principle of No Forced Labour is based on International Labour Organization (ILO) conventions and national laws and recognises regional and cultural differences.
Our staff contracts entail a work schedule of 48 or less hours per week. Our packages include competitive benefits meant to keep employees satisfied, including health care, parental leave, paid or unpaid vacation time, personal time and sick days.
At Learntech.pk (Private) Limited, we don’t employ anyone younger than 18 of age and require our subsidiaries to do the same, regardless of the country they’re in.
Learntech.pk (Private) Limited forbids the use of coercion, violence, threat of penalties, or other intimidating practices like confiscation of personal documents or wage punishments.
Employees have the freedom to terminate employment of indefinite or long duration by means of notice of reasonable length at any time without penalty.
Learntech.pk (Private) Limited promotes a responsible employment environment, and ensures compliance with the provisions of the law with regard to the terms of employment of its employees and of other workers employed on its premises.
The Company also respects and adheres to universal principles and norms that protect human rights in employment, as specified in the UN Global Compact (UNGC) and in the declarations of the International Labor Organization (ILO), including, among other matters, with respect to the freedom of association and the freedom to conduct collective negotiations.
At Learntech.pk (Private) Limited, the Wages and benefits paid for a standard working week/month meet at least legal or industry minimum standards and always be sufficient to meet basic needs of the staff and their families and to provide some discretionary income.
Deductions from wages for disciplinary measures are not permitted. Employees are adequately and clearly informed about the specifications of their wages including wage rates and pay period.
Nur Ali Tejani
Learntech.pk (Private) Limited