Workers at Bosch's Bangalore plant go on strike

New Delhi: Workers at auto component major Bosch Ltd's Bangalore plant have gone on strike from today with the company stating that it will consider the act as illegal.

"The employee union of Bosch Bangalore plant has chosen to go on strike with effect from September 16, 2014 in order to press for their unreasonable demands. Strike will be considered as illegal, "Bosch Ltd said in a filing to the BSE.

The management is in discussion with the Union to restore normalcy at the earliest with the intervention of the Additional Labour Commissioner, Karnataka, it added.

 Workers at Boschs Bangalore plant go on strike

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The company's Bangalore plant has a history of workers unrest, and in September 2011, the plant was shut down temporarily following strike by workers.

Last year in March, workers had gone on a tool down strike, and in November the company had shut operations of the Bangalore due to another tool down strike.

In August this year, workers at the company's Jaipur plant had also gone on a tool down strike but was resolved within two days.

Shares of Bosch Ltd were trading at Rs 15,079.15 in the afternoon, up 1.34 per cent from the previous close on the BSE.

PTI

Updated Date: Sep 16, 2014 13:29:18 IST