Hero workers threaten to go on strike

Workers at Hero MotoCorp’s Gurgaon plant threaten to go on strike.

The Hero MotoCorp Workers Union, at its Gurgaon plant, have announced a possible strike after legal action taken by the Indian two wheeler market leader on some workers after getting into a scuffle at the plant’s shop floor. Hero has invested Rs 450 crore on a Centre of Global Innovation, Research and Design in Kukas, Rajasthan. This new facility will hire close to 600 engineers along with supporting staff and will develop models for Indian and overseas markets.

The Kukas plant in Rajasthan is slated to be operational by early 2015 after which Hero’s R&D centres from Gurgaon and Dharuhera will be shifted here. Furthermore, Hero has also expressed interest in investing close to Rs 1300 crore in Rajasthan. Hero commenced work on its Neemrana plant in Rajasthan earlier this year, which will be operational in the first half of 2014. The Indian marquee has estimated employment of close to 3500 workers in the state in total once these facilities are up and running. Hero MotoCorp plan to diffuse this situation at its Gurgaon plant in the near future to avoid any disruption in operations.

Copyright (c) Autocar India. All rights reserved.
The Renault Lodgy may just have what it takes to worry the Toyota Innova. We have an exclusive India drive, and a whole lot more in our March 2015 issue.
What's in this issue?

comments powered by Disqus

notSet

Most Read
Latest News
Lexus LF-SA concept unveiled in Geneva
Lexus concept comes with hi-tech infotainment system; hybrid powertrain...
13 hours ago   1 picture
BMW showcases optimised in-car connectivity
Mini cellular tech used improve in-car wireless connectivity.
17 hours ago   1 picture
New Triumph Tiger to launch on March 12
Globally, Triumph has already launched four new mid-size Tigers - XC, XR,...
1 day 11 hours ago   2 pictures
Fiat introduces ‘5x5’ extensive offer
‘5x5’ includes five separate offers clubbed into one; valid on...
1 day 16 hours ago   1 picture
New Morgan Aero 8 revealed at Geneva
Morgan revives Aero 8 name; car sports new chassis, suspension, fresh...
1 day 22 hours ago   2 pictures

Autocar Magazine

Issue: 187 | Autocar India: March 2015

The Renault Lodgy may just have what it takes to worry the Toyota Innova. We have an exclusive India drive, and a whole lot more in our March 2015 issue.
Autocar Magazine