February 07, 2018
ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought a report from owners of news organizations about the salaries paid to their employees.
According to a statement issued by Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), a three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar directed the owners to clear outstanding salaries to staff within 10 days.
The bench also took notice of the delay in constituting the 8th Wage Board and lack of service structure in the electronic media.
The court orders came following an application filed by Afzal Butt, President of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), and Tayyab Baloch, President Press Association of Supreme Court while hearing a case relating to the media commission.
The chief justice also sought reasons from the media owners for the delay in payment of salaries.
The hearing was adjourned until February 20.
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Daily Times, January 2, 2017
So we are sitting at home, my wife and I, and convincing each other thank goodness we haven't been invited to that big dinner. So much better sitting at home but a bit surprising missing us out seeing how they invited the Munduls and they don't even like them, aaah, well, nothing like a quiet evening at home.Read more... | Archives