9th Wage board

9th wage board: HC questions legality of cabinet body’s recommendations

The High Court (HC) questions the legality of three recommendations made by the cabinet committee in the 9th wage regarding the income tax and gratuity of journalists and employees of newspapers...

September 9, 2019
September 9, 2019

NOAB files petition with SC praying it to vacate its earlier order

The Newspaper Owners’ Association of Bangladesh (NOAB) files a petition with the Supreme Court, praying it to vacate its earlier order that cleared the way for the government to publish the gazette...

August 20, 2019
August 20, 2019

9th Wage Board: SC clears way for govt gazette

The Supreme Court clears the way for the government to publish the gazette notification implementing the recommendation of 9th Wage Board for journalists.

August 19, 2019
August 19, 2019

9th wage board for journalists: Order on Gazette tomorrow

The Supreme Court will pass an order tomorrow on a petition filed by the government seeking a stay on the High Court order that issued status quo on publication of Gazette notification on...

August 18, 2019
August 18, 2019

9th wage board: Journos protest Noab's delaying move

Journalists condemn newspaper owners' legal move to postpone implementation of the 9th wage board.

August 14, 2019
August 14, 2019

9th Wage Board: SC fixes Aug 19 for hearing on govt plea

The Supreme Court fixes August 19 for hearing a petition filed by the government seeking stay on the High Court order that issued status quo on publication of gazette notification on implementing...

August 6, 2019
August 6, 2019

HC status quo on gazette over 9th wage board

The High Court directs the government to maintain status quo for two months on publication of the gazette notification for implementing the recommendation of the ninth wage board for journalists.

July 1, 2019
July 1, 2019

9th wage board likely in July: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says that ninth wage board for journalists might be declared in July.

June 16, 2019
June 16, 2019

Decision on 9th wage board soon: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said a decision on the ninth wage board will be taken soon after discussion with the cabinet and subsequent advice from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

June 16, 2019
June 16, 2019

Noab Statement: It may breed hostility in the industry

Factions of Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists and Dhaka Union of Journalists yesterday protested the recent statement of Newspaper Owners’ Association of Bangladesh (Noab) on the 9th Wage...

June 13, 2019
June 13, 2019

Noab on 9th Wage Board: How realistic are the proposals?

The Newspaper Owners’ Association of Bangladesh (Noab) yesterday expressed concern over the 9th Wage Board proposal, saying such “unrealistic” proposals will create a great crisis in the newspaper...