New Delhi: The wage boards for working journalists and non-journalists employees have decided to extend till 30 August the deadline for submitting of representations.
The last date for filing submissions was 30 June but many stakeholders including trade unions of newspaper industry had demanded an extension.
“After taking into account the requests received from stakeholders, it was decided to extend the time for submitting the representations upto 30 August,” the national wage boards under Ministry of Labour and Employment said in a statement.
The decision was taken at a meeting of the wage boards held on 31 July.
The board also decided to supply the copies of all representations from employer and employees’ organizations to wage board members and Indian Newspaper Society, which will file its response till 30 September.