The Supreme Court said the Cabinet can take a decision on impementing the recommendations of the Majithia Wage Board for journalists and non-journalists. Please send your Complaints & Suggestions to Labour Commissioner, M.P. by e- mail at [email protected] on or before 10/08/ pm. time and no non-statutory Wage Board has been set up after , except for sugar industry, where last such recommendations of the Majithia Wage Boards.

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Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. UP scribes demand implementation of wage board recommendations 28 Dec, On the other hand, they are entitled boaed one more opportunity to implement the Award in its proper spirit and effect in the light of what we now propose to say,” a bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi and Navin Sinha said.

Print media to govt: Political parties today pledged their support to journalists demanding implementation of the Majithia Wage Board recommendations. Newspaper employees to go on one day strike for wage revision 26 Apr, The apex court was delivering its judgement while disposing off 83 contempt petitions filed by journalists, non-journalists and associations.

Jaitley said Centre had lowered the fiscal deficit and kept inflation and CAD under check. Mamata Banerjee backs demand for media wageboards 19 Mar, The 6th Majithia Wage Board was constituted by recommeneations Labour Ministry in despite strong reservations from the newspaper industry.

The Supreme Court today upheld the recommendations of Majithia Wage Board for journalists and non-journalists on their pay structure.

Granting one more opportunity for implementation of the Wage Board award and its judgement, the court said non-implementation or partial implementation clearly stemmed from the understanding of the award by the concerned newspaper establishments in a particular manner.


New Delhi, Jun 19 PTI The Supreme Court today said the part implementation and non-implementation of the Majithia Wage Board award on pay structures wagd journalists and non- journalists by some newspaper establishments would not amount to wilful default attracting contempt.

The Supreme Court said the Cabinet can take a decision on impementing the recommendations of the Majithia Wage Board for journalists and non-journalists. The court said there was nothing either in the Act or in the terms of the wage board award which would enable it to hold that the benefits of the award would be “restricted to regular employees and not contractual employees”.

Social media a big challenge for traditional media: Government rubbishes claims about EVM tampering 23 Mar, Demanding immediate implementation of Majithia wage board recommendations for journalists and non-journalists.

Now share the story Too bad. SC dismisses contempt petitions on journalists wage boards SC has dismissed as “redundant” a clutch of contempt petitions filed by some indiv Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments.

Do You Like This Story? Supreme Court to hear Majithia wageboard issue from Sept 21 14 Sep, CMs pledge support to mediapersons stir for wage boards 29 Jun, Politicians support journalists’ strike 28 Jun,manithia The Confederation of Newspaper and News Agency Employees Organisations today said a one day token strike will be observed on May 18 to protest against the non-implementation of the Majithia Wage Boards recommendations.

Newspapers asked to implement Majithia Wageboard recommendations 12 Jun, Have you read these stories?

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The court also said the award has been approved by it in its judgment on February 7, and, therefore, has to be “implemented in full”. The bench said since it has been held that none of the newspaper establishments in the facts of the cases before it, was guilty of contempt, the complaints with regard to non- implementation of the Award or otherwise would be dealt by the mechanism provided under the Act itself.


SC verdict on non-implementation of Majithia wage board award. Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee recommendatiobs support to the demand of mediapersons for implementation of Majithia Wage Boards report and decided to join the nationawide agitation tomorrow in this regard. The award has led to additional financial burden for the industry, according to newspaper establishments. However, the legislature has made it clear by incorporating the provisions of Section 16 that, notwithstanding the wages as may be fixed and notified, it will always be open to concerned employee to agree to and accept any benefits which is more favourable to him than what has been notified under the Act,” it said.

Several CMs cutting across party recommendxtions came out in support of mediapersons’ demand for rscommendations notification of Majithia wage board. All News Videos Photos.

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Supreme Court 21 Sep, It also said “variable pay” concept waye been incorporated in the award in order to give a fair and equitable treatment to employees of newspapers and news agencies. It said clause 20 j of the award read with Working Journalists and Other Newspaper Employees Conditions of Service recommendaitons Miscellaneous Provisions Act,guarantees to each “newspaper employee” as defined under the Act the entitlement to receive wages as recommended by the Wage Board and approved and notified by the Central Boar.

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