Fast for execution of Wage Boards recommendations

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 16:04

Thrissur: Kerala Union of Working Journalists
(KUWJ) and Kerala Newspaper Employees Federation (KNEF), on Wednesday decided to observe a day-long fast on June 28 to press for immediate implementation of the recommendations of the Wage Boards for employees of Newspaper and News Agencies.

"Journalists and non-journalist employees of the newspaper
industry will observe the fast at the district headquarters in
the state," KUWJ General seretary Manoharan Morayi told
reporters here.

The meeting expressed `grave concern` over the union
government`s delay in implementing recommendations of the
wageboards, which under the chairmanship of Justice (Retd) G R
Majithia had submitted recommendations to the government on
December 31 last year.


First Published: Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 16:04

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