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APUWJ delegation called on CM Kiran Kumar Reddy to thank him

Hyderabad, February,14: A delegation of  Andhra Pradesh Union of Working Journalists (APUWJ) called  on Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Sri N. Kiran Kumar Reddy on 14th February, 2014 and profusely thanked him  for extending to journalists in the state the health insurance scheme formulated for the Government employees.

Devulapalli Amar, Secretary General, Indian Journalists Union (IJU), K. Sreenivas Reddy, senior leader of IJU, D. Somasundar and Y. Narender Reddy; President and General Secretary of APUWJ led the delegation. They informed the Chief Minister that journalists in Andhra Pradesh are very happy with the measure as many of them could not efford costly health care.  The Chief Minister responded that he was happy to help the fraternity which was serving the society a more...
Govt. extends Medical Insurance to Journalists on par with State Govt. Employees
APUWJ, IJU welcomes Govt.'s decision and thanked Chief Minister

Hyderabad, Feb. 13: The Andhra Pradesh Union of Working Journalists (APUWJ) welcomed the decision of the Government of Andhra Pradesh for extending Medical Insurance to the working and retired journalists on the lines of State Government Employees Health Scheme (EHS). Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy signed the concerned file on Wednesday evening.

In a statement issued here on Thursday, the APUWJ President D Somasundar, General Secretary Y Narender Reddy, IJU Secretary-General Devulapalli Amar and former Secretary- General K Sreenivas Reddy thanked the Chief Minister for acceding to the request of the APUWJ and extending the medical benefits to the working and retired journalists in the state.

They also thanked the Finance Minister Anam Ramanarayana Reddy, I & PR Minister more...
Supreme Court upholds validity of Majithia Wage Board
New pay structure would be implemented from April 2014 and the employer will have to pay arrears within a year in four instalments.

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the recommendations of the Majithia Wage Board for journalists and non-journalists on their pay structure and directed that the revised salaries be granted to the employees.

A bench headed by Chief Justice P. Sathasivam said that the revised pay should be paid to the employees from November 11, 2011 when the Centre notified the recommendations of the Board.

It said that new pay structure would be implemented from April 2014 and the employer will have to pay arrears within a year in four instalments.

“We hold that the recommendations are valid,” the bench said, adding that the Board had followed proper procedures in giving its recommendations an more...
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