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Working Journalists and Other Newspaper Employees (Conditions of Service) and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1955


Related Legislation: Working Journalists Rates of Wages Act, 1958    Working Journalists Rules, 1957   


FULL TEXT OF THE ACT

Preliminary

 1    Short title and commencement
 2    Definitions

Working Journalists

 3    Act XIV of 1947 to apply to working journalists
 4    Special provisions in respect of certain cases of retrenchment
 5    Payment of gratuity
 5-A    Nomination by working journalist
 6    Hours of work
 7    Leave
 8    Fixation or revision of rates of wages
 9    Procedure for fixing and revising rates of wages
 10    Recommendation by Board
 11    Powers and procedure of the Board
 12    Powers of Central Government to enforce recommendations of the Wage Board
 13    Working journalists entitled to wages at rates not less than those specified in order
 13-A    Power of Government to fix interim rates of wages
 13-AA    Constitution of Tribunal for fixing or revising rates of wages in respect of working journalists

Non-Journalist Newspaper Employees

 13-B    Fixation or revision of rates of wages of non-journalist newspaper employees
 13-C    Wage Board for revising rates of wages in respect of non-journalist newspaper employees
 13-D    Application of certain provisions
 13-DD    Constitution of Tribunal for fixing or revising rates of wages in respect of non-journalist newspaper employees

Application of certain Acts to Newspaper Employees

 14    Act XX of 1946 to apply to newspaper establishment
 15    Act XIX of 1952 to apply to newspaper establishments

Miscellaneous

 16    Effect of laws and agreements inconsistent with this Act
 16-A    Employer not to dismiss, discharge, etc., newspaper employees
 17    Recovery of money due from an employer
 17-A    Maintenance of registers, records and muster-rolls
 17-B    Inspectors
 18    Penalty
 19    Indemnity
 19-A    Defects in appointment not to invalidate acts
 19-B    Saving
 20    Power to make rules
 21    Repeal of Act 1 of 1955
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