Update: Nokia Siemens Network Workers on 36th day of strike

About  300 permanent workers of Nokia Siemens Network Factory in Oragadam SEZ were arrested as they took a rally to Oragam SEZ. The workers have been on their 4th strike since last year demanding reinstatement of the 5 workers who are being dismissed for union activities, recognition of their union and other economic benefits including wage increase. The workers and the union leaders including A. Soundararajan, president of CITU and member of Tamil Nadu legislative assembly were arrested at the Oragadam Kootu Road around 11AM and are being held in Walajabad. The workers and the leaders are expected to be released in the evening.

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