Earlier today, news came out that the Pakistan International Airline (PIA) have introduced flexible timings for all its employees to mark their attendance with biometric machines in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to the details, a notification was issued by the national flag carrier’s chief human resources officer which clearly stated that the PIA management has introduced flexible timings to avoid the employees from crowding around biometric machines.
The notification further read that these timings will be active from Monday (Nov 23). If any employee marks his/her attendance at 8:00 am in the morning, he/she can leave at 4:30 pm. Furthermore, if one marks his/her attendance at 8:30 am, he/she can sign out at 5:00 pm.
The minimum working hours that the employees of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) are required to perceive are 8 hours and 30 minutes.
On the other hand, All Private Schools and Colleges Association (APPSCA) has rejected the proposal to close down educational institutions due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the country and also threatened to hold a protest all over the country.