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Strike by workers slams brakes on GM India’s production at Halol unit
Oct 30 2010

Demanding hike in wages, nearly 800 workers at the Halol unit of General Motors India went on a strike on Friday morning, forcing the company to stop production. This comes close on the heels of the announcement made about expansion of the plant by GM India president and Managing Director Karl Slym. Negotiations between the company and union leaders to end the strike was on till late in the evening.

GM-India Vice-President P Balendran said, “Workers of the first shift have stopped working since this morning... Discussion with them is going on and we are expecting a solution very soon.” He said the second shift of the plant, which was scheduled to start at 4 pm, did not start.

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