Lahore : Electronic Media Reporters Association and Lahore Press Club have denounced downsizing at Public News.
In a joint statements , LPC acting president Zulfiqar Mehto , VP Nasira Atiq , Secretary Zahid Abid , JS Hafiz Faiz ,Treasurer Salik Nawaz and members Governing Body condemned Public News administration upon not paying four months salaries and forced terminations of the staff.
They said Media Industry facing worst crisis , govt has failed to provide job security to media houses workers which encouraged the owners to show vandalism in their organizations and they are busy in forced terminations despite heavy profit.
They demanded Public News admin to immediately pay the dues to its staff and restores the services of fired workers.
In another statement issued by the EMRA body , president Asif Butt ,secretary Saleem Sheikh condemned delay of salaries and forced terminations from Public News. They warned if Public News does not take back its decision than they will stage a protest which will be continued till the restoration of the staff.