New Delhi: Covid-19 has taken unprecedented toll on both human lives and the global economy. Media hasn’t been immune to the ravages of the pandemic, with even the biggest media companies cutting salaries and laying off employees. However,many Media entities like TV9 Network has never allowed that to happen. Taking a step further in its positive approach, the company has announced increment for all its employees with retrospective effect.
The CEO of TV9 Network, Barun Das, in his internal communicated the same while conveying his Diwali wishes to the employees.
“We have continued resolutely on our mission of keeping our viewers informed and armed with the best possible news and views to help them deal with this crisis–often at risk to our own well-being. So, please accept my deep appreciation of your hard work and commitment.Keeping that in mind, we are pleased to announce an increment with retrospective effect from April 2020” said Barun Das in his email.
In order to avoid differentiation between staffs, TV9 Network announced flat percentage increase , given that all of them had worked as one: one network, one team. All employees who joined the organisation on or before September 30, 2019 will be eligible for the increment. The arrears will be released before Diwali.
Despite the unexpected increment, the company will be conducting an annual appraisal in March 2021.