Tata Motors retrench 300 workers

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Jamshedpur, Oct 19 (UNI) Amidst the ongoing financial slowdown and subsequent job cuts world over, Tata Motors, the largest automobile manufacturer in the country has also served 'no work notice' to 300 non-permanent workers of its Jamshedpur plant.

Confirming the move, Telco workers unions general secretary Chandrabhan Prasad told UNI today that the company had informed them about the job curtailment from tomorrow, because of the production slump.

''There are a total of around 3500 non-permanent workers of which more than 1500 were already jobless because of the general annual production slump during monsoon season. Now, the company has decided to sit another 300 to counter the latest production crisis.

'' The union cannot oppose this move in the better interest of the employees and the company. Once this slowdown phase is over all the worker will be taken back'' he claimed.

Meanwhile, Tata motors spokesperson Captain P J Singh claimed that the retrenchment of the non-permanent workers was a normal process and was done according to rotation.

He further claimed that despite slowdown the company was able to sell whatever product it was marketing.

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