Renault and Nissan to reopen Chennai plant on mainland phase as Madras HC progresses

Renault and Nissan to reopen Chennai plant on mainland phase as Madras HC progresses

Renault and Nissan will resume vehicle manufacturing in Chennai after making sure the car will reopen to the facility. This is the first official reaction of the Renault-Nissan Alliance to protests by workers in recent days. Reaction The Madras High Court ordered an inspection of the facility and decided to take action.

The high court had to take a step back when workers complained that the Covid-19 Protocol, as a social deterrent, was not being maintained even though they were asked to work in the state-imposed closure. On Monday, the Madras High Court asked the Tamil Nadu government to send senior officials to the Renault Nissan Automotive India Pvt Ltd (RNAIPL) plant to check whether the Covid Protocols are complied with during working hours.

The French-Japanese auto-manufacturing alliance has ensured full cooperation in the inspection ordered by the high court. The company issued a statement last night, saying “Nissan welcomes the Hon’ble Court’s decision this morning and the positive outcome of our factory’s joint inspection with RNITS; we hope to cooperate with the Tamil Nadu State Government in tomorrow’s planned inspection.”

The court order filed a public interest writ that came after the Renault Nissan India Thozhilalar Sangam (RNITS) workers ’union challenged the order issued by the state Revenue and Disaster Management in compliance with certain protocol requirements for the company to start working in the factory. .

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The Renault-Nissan plant has been closed since Wednesday in the midst of the Covid-19 crisis following protests by workers demanding better medical facilities and improved working conditions. The facility would resume operations on Monday. However, after several workers decided to leave the workers ’union after sending a letter to management, it is still not safe for workers to complain about their work. According to Insider, the union suggested that the facility should operate with limited manpower.

“Today, many of us, out of the 8,000 workers here at the plant, including contract workers, are out of work. Only Renault Nissan India Thozhilalar Sangam (Workers Union) office owners have come to discuss further action with management,” the PTI news agency said. he mentioned a source.

“We are pleased to welcome after-sales 3,000 workers to complete the post-sale production and machining of parts and complete preparations for reopening, which will take place on a stepped and stepped continent,” Nissan said in a statement. He added that the company continues to maintain the safety and well-being of its employees at the core of our operations, and will add additional measures to ensure a safe environment that goes beyond our employees, including their families and community, to “monitor specific and rigorous development”.

(With contributions from agencies)


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