Initial wage negotiations at Hero inconclusive
The negotiations have been going on since August 2012.
Workers, who are demanding a monthly wage hike of up to Rs 18,000 over a three-year period, have decided to wait for the outcome of the discussions under the state Deputy Labour Commissioner (DLC) and will decide on its future course of action after one week.
"The initial discussions under the presence of a junior level state labour official have failed today. Now the matter has been forwarded to higher authorities under the state DLC," Hero MotoCorp Workers Union (HMCWU) President Kawalpreet Singh told PTI.
The management is offering workers a hike of slightly more than Rs 6,500 per month spread over three years, which was the hike for the company's Dharuhera plant's workers during the three-year agreement signed in 2011, he added.
"We are asking for a hike of about Rs 15,000-18,000 per month spread over a period of three years as cost of living in NCR is very high... The negotiations were held under the presence of many senior company officials like the heads from HR and finance departments," Singh said.
The workers union had submitted its demand in August last year and its representatives have been holding negotiations with the management since then.
When contacted, a company spokesperson said: "We have had several rounds of talks with members of the union
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