The Federation of Nepali Journalists has demanded that all the media houses immediately release due payments including regular remuneration and Dashain allowance to the working journalist and employees. Issuing a statement here today, FNJ General Secretary Ramesh Bista made the call after being informed that some media houses had denied their workers Dashain allowance, as well as regular remuneration and due payment. The umbrella organization of the journalists had also ward to resorting to severe action against the media houses that do not respect labour.
The FNJ has also called for reinstatement of those expelled from work, transferred and remuneration reduced in the pretext of COVID-19 It has urged the government and stakeholders to bring to an end to a situation where continuous agitation is required even to enforce the working journalist act and its regulations.
Source: National News Agency Nepal