Employers’ Federation of Pakistan was established in 1950 to Protect and Promote Employers’ Interests through effective and meaningful participation at National and International level. Other objectives are to assist and guide its members in the creation and maintenance of Industrial Peace & Harmony and to develop & train Human Resource for better management and growth through trainings and dissemination of information.
In August, 1947, the Indian sub-continent was divided into Pakistan and Bharat. In Bharat, AlOE and EFI continued to provide services to employers, but on its emergence, the economy of Pakistan was mainly agrarian and industries could be counted on fingertips. Then, occurred a quick shift of trend towards industrialization and contribution of this sector towards GDP showed spectacular improvement.
Meanwhile, the trade union movement in Pakistan also gained momentum, therefore, the need for regulating the Industrial Relations gained importance. In this background employers felt the need to unite on a platform and play their due role in the building of new nation. With a view to bring employers of Pakistan on one platform and to safeguard their interests, enlightened employers founded the federation in the year 1950.