9th wage board for Journalists

November 25, 2020
November 25, 2020

Ninth wage board for journalists: HC questions legality of two provisions

The High Court today questioned the legality of two provisions of the ninth wage board award involving the payment of income tax of journalists and workers of newspapers and news agencies and their gratuity.

September 15, 2019
September 15, 2019

Ninth Wage Board gazette published

The government has published a gazette on the “Ninth Wage Board Award” for journalists and employees of newspapers and news agencies.

September 14, 2019
September 14, 2019

‘Ninth Wage Board’ gazette published

The government has published in form of a gazette the “Ninth Wage Board Award” for journalists and workers of newspapers and news agencies.

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 notification on implementing the recommendation of ninth wage board for journalists.

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 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 the recommendation of 9th 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.

May 15, 2019
May 15, 2019

Journos demand arrears by May

Journalists stage a demonstration in Dhaka demanding payment of arrears, pay and the festival bonus of all media employees by May 30.

May 5, 2019
May 5, 2019

9th wage board gazette: Journos threaten to go for tougher demo

Journalist leaders threaten to go for tougher agitation programmes if their four-point demand, including gazette notification of the ninth wage board, is not met before the Eid-ul-Fitr.

February 26, 2019
February 26, 2019

Govt takes step to implement 9th wage board for journos: Hasan Mahmud

The government takes initiative to implement the ninth wage board for journalists, Information Minister Hasan Mahmud told parliament tonight.