Government to ensure implementation of wage award -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Government to ensure implementation of wage award

ISLAMABAD- The federal minister for labour, manpower, environment, development and overseas Pakistanis, Umar Asghar Khan has said the government will ensure the implementation of the Sixth Wage Board Award by taking into confidence the employees and owners of newspapers and news agencies.

The minister was talking to the representatives of working journalists, officials of the ministry of labour, and chairman of the implementation tribunal for newspaper employees. He told the meeting that the government was in the process of evolving a comprehensive procedure with the consultation of relevant government departments and representatives of journalists and owners of newspapers and news agencies to improve the service conditions of working journalists.

Source: Dawn
Date:5/6/2000