Over 4,000 temporary workers today started an agitation at Tata Motors' Jamshedpur plant against alleged non-payment of revised wages.
While the union sources claimed to have brought the plant to a standstill, the company said production was going on.
The protesting workers, including around 600 women, staged a sit-in at the main gate of the plant, demanding payment of wages as per the new three-year wage agreement signed with the permanent workers' union early last month.
"When wages were paid yesterday to temporary workers, the amount was not what the management had promised in the new wage agreement with the permanent workers' union. This forced the temporary workers to stop work, bringing the functioning of the plant to a halt," a union leader told
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