Bajaj Auto gets a show cause notice issued by Pune Labour Commissioner as the company had started employing workers and trainees at their Chakan Plant who did not have the required license and also the experience in order to work on an assembly line. The company has already been given three days to respond to their notice which was issued to them on July 11th.
Apart from this, the Chakan plant workers had already been on strike since June 25th demanding for a revision in their wage currently offered. Above 1500 workers working in the Chakan plant, out of which each worker is part of the agitation. Along with the wage revision, the workers have also demanded the company to allot 500 equity shares at a price of Rs 1 per share.
The workers unions of Chakan Plant were only responsible to lodge a complaint to the Labour Commissioner indicating that the company had started using workers and trainees who did not have the required license and also the experience in order to work on an assembly line. They also claimed that the trainees were directly used full time in the production line rather by giving them the required theory classes. As the impact of this strike, the production at the Chakan Plant is expected to stop or have minimum production.