Although most of the 3,350 employees had voluntarily resumed work earlier, the strike has now officially come to an end.
Toyota has released an official statement confirming the end of the labour strike at its Bidadi factory, near Bangalore.
The Toyota Kirloskar Motors (TKM) Employee’s Union has officially called off the labour strike. Although most of the 3,350 employees had voluntarily resumed work earlier, the strike has now officially come to an end.
Toyota’s official statement:
“Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) today confirmed that the TKM Employee’s Union has officially called off the ongoing labour strike at its factory in Bidadi, Karnataka. Although a majority of members from a total of 3,350 employees had already voluntarily resumed work earlier, the labour strike that has been continuing has now officially come to an end today. TKM is very grateful to the Government of Karnataka and the Department of Labour, who have played a crucial role in facilitating the reconciliation, between all parties.
Furthermore, on 1st March TKM has accepted the undertaking given by Union leaders on behalf of the members that was presented by them to the Govt. The company has also made a final appeal to all the other members to return to work by 5th March 2021, and ensure synergies based on mutual trust for the future and to respect the terms of their mutual understanding.
Throughout TKM’s long history in India, the company has been well recognised for their strong people friendly culture and their commitment to development. Going forward, TKM will continue to work towards strengthening this value system by fostering relationships based on collaboration, trust, discipline and mutual respect.”
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