K’taka govt prohibits workers strike at Toyota Kirloskar Motor plant, asks management to lift lock-out

Team Udayavani, Nov 17, 2020, 4:43 PM IST

Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Tuesday decided to “prohibit” the ongoing workers” strike at the Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) plant at Bidadi near here, and directed the management to lift the lock-out declared by it.

The decision was arrived at a meeting convened by Deputy Chief Minister C N Ashwath Narayan with the management and TKM Workers Union members, along with Labour Minister Shivram Hebbar, Magadi MLA Manjunath and other senior officials of the government.

The government has taken the decision under Section 10(3) of the Industrial Disputes Act, and an official order to this effect will be issued, the Deputy Chief Minister”s office said in a statement.

Stating that the production activities will have to start from tomorrow morning, Narayan said, he directed the employees to return to work and asked the management to make all the necessary arrangements.

He advised both sides to resolve all issues through discussions.

TKM had declared a lockout at its two plants in Bidadi on November 10 following workers” union members resorting to a sit-in strike at the factory premises to protest against the suspension of a worker.

It had on Friday suspended 39 union members for involvement in acts of misconduct and in line with the company”s disciplinary rules.

Highlighting the labour and investment-friendly climate in the state, he questioned both the management and the unions as to what message are we sending with strike and lockdown?

The Deputy Chief Minister said, the whole world was looking at India as an alternative to China, and countries like Japan, South Korea and Taiwan were eager to set shop in Karnataka, and in such a situation talks like strike and lockdown should not come.

Udayavani is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest news.

Top News

Gunmen kill Pakistani policeman guarding polio workers

MP home minister directs DGP to file FIR against Amazon officials, owner

HC proposes to reduce costs on Juhi Chawla from Rs 20L to Rs 2L in 5G lawsuit

2007 obscenity case: Mumbai court calls Shilpa Shetty ‘victim’ of Richard Gere’s act, discharges her

86 pc Indians want voting to be made compulsory: Survey

No discontent on appointment of district in-charge Ministers: K’taka CM

Congress leader RPN Singh resigns from party

Related Articles More

No discontent on appointment of district in-charge Ministers: K’taka CM

Bengaluru airport processes record cargo throughput for calendar year 2021

Udupi: Lecturer opposes Swami Vivekananda Jayanti; Files police complaint

Shocking! Woman vaccinated four months after her death

Haveri: 75-yo donates land, valued Rs 1 crore to build school for village kids


Udupi’s Gangadhar Kadekar sets new record by swimming

The Death of the Indian Farmer: India’s Suicide Crisis

Gas Tanker Over Turns at Kumta

Dog saves baby deer from drowing into the water

2 Health Workers Fight Over Rs 500 In Bihar

Latest Additions

HMSI launches 2022 CBR 650R at Rs 9.35 lakh

Fly-past of 75 aircraft, display of 10 scrolls to happen for first time at RDay parade: MoD

Gunmen kill Pakistani policeman guarding polio workers

FRL independent directors turn down Amazon’s bailout offer

Blockchain assumes limelight as PM takes to new tech to award Bal Puraskar certificates

Thanks for visiting Udayavani

You seem to have an Ad Blocker on.
To continue reading, please turn it off or whitelist Udayavani.