Maruti Strike

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  • Strike at Maruti Suzuki Manesar plant ends October 21, 2011

    New Delhi: The 14-day-long strike at Maruti Suzuki India's Manesar's plant was called off on Friday morning following a tripartite agreement between the management, workers and the Haryana Government. As part of the agreement, the management agreed to take back 64 permanent workers but another 30 will remain suspended. It...
  • Maruti deadlock: Workers pushed too hard? October 20, 2011

    Manesar: Sushil Kumar, 28, has been working with Maruti for the last 5 years. Its been difficult he admits, claiming that working conditions are not the best and salaries are deducted even for earned leave. Which is why, they had no option but to protest. Kumar said, "Maruti Worker Permanent workers...
  • Maruti Suzuki blames young workers for strike October 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India on Tuesday admitted that the company needs to learn how to deal with a young workforce as it grapples with frequent labour issues at its Manesar plant. The company, which has witnessed three prolonged labour issues at the plant this year, including the ongoing strike, also...
  • Maruti impasse: Workers-management talks today October 18, 2011

    New Delhi: The strike at Maruti's Manesar plant entered its twelfth day on Tuesday. The management and workers are expected to meet for a round of talks, in a bid to end the deadlock. The Haryana government is still trying to broker peace. The CPI(M) joined the protests at Maruti's...
  • Maruti standoff: Workers-management talks today October 17, 2011

    Gurgaon: The management and the workers at the Manesar plant of Maruti are likely to meet for a round of talks on Monday. The talks are being held in bid to end the 11-day long deadlock between the sides. Meanwhile, the Haryana government has been making attempts to broker peace. The agitating workers...
  • Day 9: Maruti workers protest outside 100 metres October 15, 2011

    New Delhi: The strike by Maruti workers at its Manesar plant entered its 9th day on Saturday. The workers have now agreed to abide by the Punjab and Haryana High Court order to protest at least 100 metres outside the factory walls. The company on Friday also suspended production at...
  • Maruti strike declared illegal, workers unfazed October 13, 2011

    New Delhi: Despite the Haryana government declaring the strike as illegal, workers at the Manesar plant of Maruti continued with their agitation on the seventh day on Thursday. Members of other trade unions gathered outside the Maruti plant to support the striking workers. Earlier on Thursday morning, striking workers were told to...
  • Govt declares Maruti stir illegal, dissolves unions October 13, 2011

    Chandigarh/New Delhi: Taking a tough stand against the ongoing agitation at Suzuki's Indian entities, the Haryana government on Wednesday declared the strike illegal and initiated process to cancel registrations of unions at Suzuki Powertrain and Suzuki Motorcycle. The department has declared the strike called by workers of Maruti Suzuki India (MSI),...
  • Maruti Suzuki tumbles 4 pc in morning trade October 12, 2011

    Mumbai: Defying the broader market trend, shares of Maruti Suzuki India tumbled by over 4 per cent in early trade on the bourses on Monday after the company cracked the whip on dissenting workers, sacking 15 and suspending 10 others. Maruti Suzuki on Sunday dismissed 10 workers, terminated five trainees and...
  • Workers' strike turning violent: Maruti October 8, 2011

    Manesar: Maruti Suzuki India on Saturday said the strike at its Manesar plant is turning into a law and order problem, alleging that protesting workers have been indulging in violence and beating up colleagues who are not supporting them. "We are extremely concerned about the violent acts of the striking workers....
  • Labour unrest at Maruti's Manesar plant ends October 1, 2011

    New Delhi: The over-a-month-long standoff between the management and workers of Maruti Suzuki India's Manesar plant ended following talks brokered by the Haryana government. In an agreement, the workers agreed to sign the contentious good conduct bond laid down by the management. Under the agreement, the company agreed to conditionally take back...
  • No end to Maruti deadlock over pay parity September 26, 2011

    Manesar: It has been over a month since 2000 workers at Maruti's Manesar plant have been engaged in a deadlock with the management. The workers have been without pay for two months. After a four-year-long stint as an auto assembly plant expert in Maruti, Harsh Soni is now a disillusioned man. The...
  • Maruti stock falls as strike enters 13th day June 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The crippling strike at the country's largest car-maker Maruti Suzuki India's Manesar plant entered its 13th day on Thursday, with production completely shut down. In the morning, shares of Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) were trading 1.28 per cent down at Rs 1,195 apiece on...
  • Maruti strike: two lakh more workers to join in June 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The strike at Maruti's Manesar plant has entered its 13th day with the management refusing to reinstate 11 sacked employees. "The situation is the same as yesterday... There is no change," a company spokesperson said. The Maruti strike in Manesar is spreading to other automobile plants with more than two...
  • Maruti strike: crisis at Manesar plant worsens June 13, 2011

    New Delhi: The country's largest car-maker Maruti Suzuki India's Manesar facility continues to be completely shut down, with a workers' strike at the plant entering its 10th day on Monday. On Sunday, the stalemate seemed to be melting when the management agreed to recognise the new union formed by the workers....