Production in two plants continue to be on schedule: Hyundai

Production in two plants continue to be on schedule: Hyundai Chennai: Auto major Hyundai Motor India Ltd on Saturday said production at its two plants at Sriperumbudur continued to be on schedule and there is a decrease in number of workers who had abstained from work following strike by a section of workers.

The number of workers who abstained from work dropped significantly from 150 to 110 on Saturday since the "illegal disruption" of production on October 30, it said in a statement.

On Saturday, the company will produce a 'record' 2340 cars, up from 2176 cars produced on Thursday and Friday respectively, it said.

HMIL said it has already recognised United Union of Hyundai Employees (UUHE) as the official union "who have a majority membership of over 1,300 permanent workers amongst a total strength of 2,007 permanent workers."

The company said it signed a wage agreement with UUHE on October 18 and is categorical that it will not recognise any other union. "Further 400 employees who are not members of UUHE have signed and accepted the wage settlement," it said.


PTI