Chennai: Factories in Tamil Nadu’s Oragadam-Sriperumbudur auto cluster are falling silent with extension of manufacturing suspension over Covid unfold fears.
Hyundai Motor India, which has a plant in Irungottukottai, has introduced suspension of manufacturing for 5 days beginning Tuesday. The corporate had earlier introduced ahead its upkeep go away however after the plant reopened on Monday union representatives approached the administration for an extension. “Hyundai administration has determined to briefly droop the plant operations for a interval of 5 days, beginning Might 25 till Might 29. Nevertheless, at present Might 24 the plant operations are underway as per schedule,” the corporate mentioned in an announcement.
Nissan Renault which has its joint plant in Oragadam in the meantime is dealing with a employee strike. “Nissan’s union United Labour Entrance has introduced a strike on Tuesday. Many employees are scared to come back to work and a lot of unions are negotiating with administration asking for monetary and different help,” mentioned CITU president and labour activist A Soundararajan.
Within the case of Nissan Renault, the strike is the results of union allegations on security and help which have landed each events in courtroom. The listening to of the case was on Monday and the subsequent listening to is due on Might 31, mentioned a Nissan supply. A Nissan spokesperson declined to remark citing the matter was sub judice.
Ford, which has its plant in Maraimalainagar, has simply accomplished an prolonged break consistent with suggestions from its union. “The operations at Ford Chennai plant had been suspended for 11 days from Might 12 solely to renew on Might 24,” mentioned an organization spokesman. “We’re working intently with state well being authorities and following world pointers,” he added.