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JFA congratulates Assam Tribune

Journalists’ Forum Assam (JFA) has congratulated the Assam Tribune group of newspapers for its decision to implement the recommendations of Majithia Wage Board from January 2012. Mentionable that Majithia board is the latest one and it is applicable since July, 2010 where increment of salary and other benefits for the newspapers employees (including journalists) are included.

The group, which was founded by a visionary of Assam RG Barua, publishes the pioneer English daily of northeast India (The Assam Tribune), an acclaimed Assamese daily (Dainik Asom), an Assamese weekly (Asom Bani) and a literary monthly magazine (Garioshi).

In a statement issued by JFA president Rupam Barua and its secretary Nava Thakuria expresses satisfaction that the Assam Tribune Employees Union has succeeded in its mission for the welfare of its over 400 member-employees.

Significantly the Assam Tribune group of the region has been identified as the first house in the country to go for implementing various recommendations for the benefit of its journalists and non-journalist media employees.

Meanwhile, the JFA has appealed to all other media groups of the region to implement the recommendations of the wage board, such that the journalists and other employees get their dues and function with a secured atmosphere.

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