Journalists’ rally today | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, March 28, 2012 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, March 28, 2012

Journalists’ rally today

Journalists will observe a three-hour token strike and hold a rally in front of the Jatiya Press Club today demanding formation of the 8th wage board.
Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ), Dhaka Union of Journalists (DUJ), Bangladesh Sangbadpatra Press Sramik Federation, Bangladesh Sangbadpatra Karmachari Federation and journalists' union leaders took the decision at a meeting at the press club auditorium on March 22.
The token strike will be observed from 10:00am to 1:00pm while the rally will be held before the press club at 10:00am.
The prime minister on July 18 last asked the information ministry to take steps for forming the 8th wage board for journalists after discussions with all stakeholders.
She gave the directive when a delegation of BFUJ led by its President Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury and Secretary General Abdul Jalil Bhuyian met her at the Prime Minister's Office.

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