Nokia's India unit resumes production as the dispute resolved
July 15, 2010
Source: MM Network
By: Media Mughals
Nokia Corp’s India factory in Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu, has resumed the production operations following the company’s dispute with the employees was resolved.
The employees of the Indian unit, led by Nokia India Employees Progressive Union (NIEPU), had gone on strike on Wednesday, 14th July 2010, making a demand of better wage settlement terms and reinstatement of workers suspended in January this year, as reported by Business Standard.
The strike was called off after intervention by the State Government wherein a meeting was concluded between Company Management representatives; TM Anbarasan, Minister of Labour, Government of Tamil Nadu and representatives of NIEPU.
In a press statement the Philippine-headquarteredfirm informs that a long-term wage settlement has been agreed upon by the telecommunications firm and the agreement for the same will be signed today.
The Nokia factory located in the southern part of India supplies accounts to a large portion of supplies of callphone units for the Company to local and export markets. It employs around 8,000 people.