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Cars in India, Renault-Nissan condemned to better pay its employees

19:10  20 august  2021
19:10  20 august  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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Renault-Nissan, qui accuse des pertes en Inde devra rémunérer plus ses quelque 3500 ouvriers. © AFP / file Renault-Nissan, which accuses losses in India will have to pay more than 3500 workers.

The car manufacturer will have to pay further its 3,500 Indian workers. It is the arbitration rendered by the High Court of Madras between the manufacturer and its employees in salary frond. As a result of this decision: the group must already pay them 8 million euros.

with our correspondent in Bangalore, Como Bastin

Renault-Nissan proposed 30 euros of monthly increase, the employees asked 230. The High Court of Tamil Nadu opted for a compromise by demanding the manufacturer 80 euros per month additional for the Employees.

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Since March 2019, the labor union and the management of Renault-Nissan in India had no salary agreement. Followed by the one-year claims and judicial proceedings brought by employees to the Court of Chennai.

Salary Twice Lesser than at Ford and Hyundai

according to the unions, Renault-Nissan paid between 100 and 200 euros per month, twice as much as builders such as Ford and Hyundai. The group affirmed on its side that it could not make it possible to make its giant plant in Chennai, and threatened to destroy jobs.

made public this week, the judgment is retroactive. The manufacturer must therefore pay 8 million euros from arrears to its 3,546 workers. In addition to increasing salaries, it will have to offer them better insurance and better working conditions.

Employees welcomed the arbitration positively. Renault-Nissan , which accuses losses in India, has denounced unrealistic applications.

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