75. THE WORKING JOURNALISTS AND OTHER NEWSPAPER EMPLOYEES (CONDITIONS OF SERVICE) AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS ACT, 1955
This Act provides applicability of certain other laws to working journalists/Newspaper Establishment i.e. The Industrial Dispute Act-1947 (with some modifications), The Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act-1946 ? where twenty or more workmen are employed and The Employees Provident Fund Act-1952.

The provision of separate Wage Boards for the purpose of fixing and revising rates of wages in respect of working journalists and non-journalists newspaper employees are made in this Act. If Central Govt. feels that the Wage Board constituted under this Act is not able to function, it can constitute a tribunal for this purpose. The Central Govt. is also empowered to fix interim rate of wages with consultation of Wage Board, which are binding on all employers in relation to Newspapers establishment.

This Act also provides some provisions for job protection of Journalists and Non-journalists Newspaper employees. It has also provisions of payment of gratuity after three years service. It has also provision for working hours and leave with wages.

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