Suzuki Motorcycle suspends two over clash
While Suzuki Motorcycle officials claimed that production has not been impacted since the incident, the Suzuki Motorcycle India Employees’ Union (SMIEU) has written to the Haryana labour department at Chandigarh on the matter, expecting a meeting with the labour officials on February 22. The two suspended workers are Pradeep Kumar and SMIEU general secretary Avinesh Kumar.
“A worker (Pradeep) in the weld shop had complained about defects on bike frames to his superior (manager) on February 12. After that the supervisor in charge of the frames came to the worker asking why he is complaining to others, and a fight ensued. The union member also came in support of the same worker, following which the company issued suspension letters to both the worker and the union member on the same day,” an SMIEU office bearer told FE.
Meanwhile, the two-wheeler maker reportedly also started an internal enquiry into the incident to ascertain the root cause of the altercation, though it has not suspended the supervisor involved in the clash. “Production is running as normal and the management is yet to decide on what to do with the suspension of the workers,” a Suzuki official in charge of
Be the first to comment.