According to the news website Baaqtesad, in the last meeting of the Supreme Labor Council, the initial draft of the statute of the Workers’ Housing Fund was approved and approved by the members of the Supreme Labor Council.
This plan was proposed and approved in line with the implementation of Article 149 of the Labor Law and the approvals of the 284th and 285th sessions of the Supreme Labor Council regarding workers’ housing.
Last year, the Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare announced the establishment of the Workers ‘Housing Fund as one of the major measures taken by the Ministry of Labor to provide workers with housing, and expressed hope that the revival of the Workers’ Housing Fund would be completed as soon as possible.
In January of last year, a joint memorandum was signed between the Ministry of Labor, Roads and Urban Development to provide housing for social security workers and retirees in the form of the construction of 200,000 housing units.
The Minister of Labor announced that the country’s social security and pension funds are participating in financing these projects, and that the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development will cooperate in the project by providing 99-year-old lands for free.
According to Shariatmadari, the capacity of the Industrial Estates Company will also be used in these projects so that employers can participate in this project based on Article 142 of the Labor Law, and the capacity of the working community can be used to provide land and housing for workers.
According to the Deputy Minister of Labor Relations of the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare, the Memorandum of Understanding for the construction of workers’ housing has been sent to the Cabinet for approval after the signatures of the two ministers. Supplied and fixed in the future.
In recent weeks, a tripartite memorandum of understanding has been signed between the Ministry of Labor, the New Cities Development Company, and the Iranian Workers’ Housing Cooperatives Union to build 10,000 housing units for workers in new cities.
According to the memorandum, the Workers’ Housing Cooperatives (Housing) Union will manage the construction of 30,000 housing units and will build 10,000 units in 12 new cities within a maximum of 36 months. With the construction of these units, workers in new cities in the provinces of East Azerbaijan, Alborz, Isfahan, Bushehr, Tehran, Semnan, Khorasan Razavi, Fars, Markazi and Sistan and Baluchestan will enjoy the benefits of becoming a housewife.
According to ISNA, the initial draft of the statute of the Workers’ Housing Fund was approved by the members at the 294th session of the Supreme Labor Council to obtain legal permits from the Central Bank and other assemblies./ISNA