Category Archives: Lock out/Closure

What Workers Think of the Upcoming General Strike: A Survey

September 2nd is becoming an important date in the calendar of the Indian working class. Once again this year, a National General Strike has been announced on the day. Central Trade Unions barring BMS (the largest trade union with fraternal … Continue reading

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Greaves Cotton workers demand their jobs back

About 70 workers of Greaves Cotton plant in Gumminypoondi gathered along with their family members for a protest meeting on 8th August. They are protesting the closure of the plant, which would potentially throw off 100 permanent employees from their … Continue reading

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Greaves Cotton Workers go on one day Hunger Fast against Plant Closure

Workers of Greaves Cotton India Ltd, Petrol Engine plant at Gummudipoondi went on a one day symbolic hunger fast on Friday 17th June. Over 100 workers, with their family members participated in the hunger strike, highlighting the apathetic condition due … Continue reading

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Greaves Cotton workersin Chennai continue their struggle against plant closure

Greaves Cotton workers from the Gummudipoondi plant continue to struggle against the grave injustice which is being done to them by the management. In order to victimize the workers who unionised under DTUC in 2013 , the management announced the … Continue reading

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Greaves Cotton declares Closure of Chennai Plant: Workers on Protest

Greaves Cotton Ltd, manufactures of farm equipment including heavy machinery, has closed its Petrol Engine Unit at Gummudipoondi, near Chennai. Nearly 100 permanent workers have been left without job even as conciliation talks between the Management and workers union was … Continue reading

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