ITNE issues notices to leading media empire management F.P. Report
ISLAMABAD: Implementation Tribunal for Newspaper Employees (ITNE) Islamabad on Wednesday admitted for regular hearing cases lodged by the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) against Express Group and issued separate notices to its nine stations on charge of non-implementation of 7th Wage Board Award. ITNE Chairman Nasir Hussain Haidri, while admitting the pleas of the PFUJ summoned the Management, to appear before the Tribunal on Nov 12 at Islamabad, through a duly authorised agent or legal representatives dully instructed to answer all questions relating to the cases. Earlier, the tribunal had directed the Express Management to file statements as well as submit complete record of employees working in their respective organisations and details of wages, allowances being paid to them since their joining of the Newspaper. The ITNE also sought record pertaining to attendance of their employees, appointment letters etc., and other vital information. The notices have been issued to management of Daily Express Lahore, Rahim Yar Khan, Peshawar, Gujranwala, Quetta, Sukkur, Sargodha, Islamabad, Multan and Faisalabad. The PFUJ aqgain announced that any newspaper employee having any complaint or objection, grievance for non-implementation of the 7th Wage Board Award and for recovery of his legitimate wages, allowances admissible under the Labour Laws, can contact the PFUJ by sending complaints / applications.