Scribes wage board to meet with newspapers' units, unions



Jaipur: The chairman of the Wage Board for journalists and non-journalists of newspapers and news agencies will hold meetings on fixation of new wages here.

Justice G R Majithia will hold a series of meeting with employers, employees of newspapers and journalist unions at Labour Commissioner's office here on March 13 and 14, Labour Commissioner Subir Kumar said today.

Under the Working Journalists and newspapers' employees Act, 1955 two wage boards have been set to recommend the revision of salary and other benefits to the union government by the Majithia wage board, Kumar said.

All concerned employees, heads of scribe unions, and employers have been intimated to hold talks with the justice on the prescribed time schedule of two days, he said.

PTI