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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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 of journalists and non- journalists by some newspaper establishments would not amount to wilful default attracting contempt.

This is a great logic,” Ravi Shankar Prasad said.

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 reconmendations accept any benefits which is more favourable to him than what has been notified under the Act,” it said.

Political parties today pledged their support to journalists demanding implementation of the Majithia Wage Board recommendations.

Supreme Court reckmmendations Sep, National Entrepreneurship Awards 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. The 6th Majithia Wage Board was wafe by the Labour Ministry in despite strong reservations from the newspaper industry.

Government is in favour of implementing the Majithia Wage Board report for journalists and non-journalists. It said clause 20 j of the award read with Working Journalists and Other Newspaper Employees Conditions bord Service and Miscellaneous Provisions Act,guarantees to each “newspaper reocmmendations as defined under the Act the entitlement to receive wages as recommended by the Wage Board and approved and notified by the Central Government.


Several CMs cutting across party lines came out in support of mediapersons’ demand for immediate notification of Majithia wage board. Mamata Banerjee backs demand for media wageboards 19 Mar, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee expressed support to the demand of mediapersons for implementation of Majithia Wage Boards report and decided to join the nationawide agitation tomorrow in this regard.

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Do You Like This Story? Newspapers asked to implement Majithia Wageboard recommendations 12 Jun, Politicians support journalists’ strike 28 Jun, Social media a big challenge for traditional media: 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”.

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. Suresh 2 Jul, ET EnergyWorld A one stop platform that caters to the pulse of the pulsating energy. The award has led to additional financial burden for the industry, according to newspaper establishments.

All News Videos Photos. Government rubbishes claims about EVM tampering 23 Mar, Cabinet can decide on Majithia wageboard award pending case: Supreme Court upholds recomendations of Majithia Wage Board The Supreme Court today upheld the recommendations of Majithia Wage Board for journalists and non-journalists on their pay structure.

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

Cabinet to consider Wage Boards’ recommendations tomorrow 24 Oct, CMs pledge support to mediapersons stir for wage boards 29 Recommenfations, It also said “variable pay” concept has been incorporated in the award in order to give a fair and equitable treatment to employees of newspapers and news agencies.


On the other hand, they are entitled to 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.

You won’t be able to use WhatsApp on these devices in This would not amount to wilful default so as to attract the liability of civil contempt as mjaithia under Section 2 b of the Contempt of Courts Act, 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”.

The Supreme Court said the Cabinet can take a decision wagge impementing the recommendations of the Majithia Wage Board for journalists and non-journalists.

SC verdict on non-implementation of Majithia wage board award

The bench said since it has been held that none of the newspaper establishments in the facts of the cases before it, was majitgia 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.

Demanding immediate implementation of Majithia wage board recommendations for journalists and non-journalists. Dec 31, Supreme Court to hear Majithia wageboard issue from Sept 21 14 Sep, June 19,