The deadlock on the Toyota Kirloskar plant close to Bengaluru continues, even with the administration claiming on Monday that over 1,000 unionised employees have returned to work. The union, nevertheless, countered the declare saying that there was no reconciliation between the placing workers and the administration.

The employees’ union has additionally claimed that six of the three,500 workers of the plant have been dismissed whereas 60 others stay suspended. The employees’ union struck work on November 9 this 12 months protesting in opposition to alleged harassment by the administration and wage reductions with out discover.

But a spokesperson for Toyota Kirloskar Motor informed BusinessLine that over 1,000 employees have signed an endeavor of sustaining self-discipline. “Those team members willing to report for duty were required to sign a simple undertaking of maintaining discipline and required productivity. As on date, about 1,000 members have signed the undertaking and we expect this number to gradually increase over the next few days. We are sure that with the support from the government and related stake holder’s normalcy will be restored very soon and there are no fresh issues,” the spokesperson mentioned.

Toyota Kirloskar employees’ union president, Prasanna Kumar Chekkere, mentioned the administration has refused to listen to their pleas for higher working situations on the plant. “The workload continues to increase and we are not even allowed to go on leave if there is an emergency situation at home,” he mentioned. He additionally claimed that the administration doesn’t comply with any pointers for working situations and has been decreasing salaries with out giving any causes.

But the spokesperson mentioned the administration was assured that there might be a full resumption of labor quickly. “We would like to confirm the resumption of production involving supervisory and other staff and workmen who have signed the undertaking despite the continuation of the illegal strike by a group of workers.”


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