General Motors to stop operations at its Halol plant from Friday

Latest News General Motors India’s Halol facility, which is about 40 kilometres from Vadodara in Gujarat, is set to close operations from Friday. Around 625 permanent workers at the site say that they would continue their protests against the site’s closure.

According to company sources, around 100 workers were called at the plant for routine maintenance work. Workers also claim that they have not been eating food provided by the company since the past 35 days. “We, however, have not disrupted production or compromised on the quality of work,” said a labour leader on conditions of anonymity.

Workers have not accepted the voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) offered by the company. Since most of the workers at the Halol plant are aged between 35 to 36 years, they are not keen to accept the VRS offer. According to the workers, the offer is (Read More)

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