AIADMK Union workers in Victory Chemicals on strike for a week; demand safe working conditions and better facilities

Cuddalore, 3 June 2008: Workers affiliated to AIADMK Union in Victory Chemicals have been on a strike for almost a week now demanding safe working conditions and better facilities. This strike has brought the production in the unit to a halt. Sources reveal that the workers in the factory are very concerned about the unsafe working conditions leading to regular machine failures and accidents. The workers have been demanding workplace safety for a while and now have gone on strike since this demand has not been met.

More details on the demands and status of negotiations are awaited.