Dhaka, Bangladesh
DUJ demands 9th wage board

DUJ demands 9th wage board

Leaders of the Dhaka Union of Journalists (DUJ) Sunday demanded announcement of the 9th wage board within July 29, reports BSS. Otherwise, the DUJ will go for a tough programme from July 30, they said at an executive committee meeting of the union, said a press release. As part of the programme, the journalists under the leadership of Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ) and DUJ will take position in front of the secretariat at 11am on July 30, the release added. The DUJ meeting decided to observe regular progra-mmes unitedly to press home the demand for the wage board. It also decided to hold memorial meetings for DUJís deceased president and general secretary, and forum leaders. The DUJ leaders also called for cancelling section 57 of the ICT act and asked the government not to keep any provision related to repression of journalists in the proposed digital security act.

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