Union bridges divide between contractual and regular workers

The Hindu | Oct 16, 2020 at 9:26 PM
  • Around 70 contractual workers were formally inducted into the union with the handing over of membership slips at the culmination of the day-long hunger strike by the company’s workers against the four labour codes recently enforced, replacing the 44 labour laws and the long pending Charter of Demands (COD), among others.
  • Around 900 workers, supported by the automotive company unions, including Maruti, Satyam, Munjal, Suzuki and FMI, observed hunger strike outside the mini-secretariat.
  • Satvir Singh, vice-president of Centre of Indian Trade Unions, Haryana unit, was also present.