Demanding the State Government to issue a gazette notification for eight hours work, members belonging to the Tamil Nadu Medical and Sales Representatives Association staged a demonstration near the District Collectorate here on Friday.

They also demanded an amendment to the Industrial Dispute Act 1947 for including sales promotion employees as workman.

O. G. Omprakash, secretary of the association’s Madurai East Unit, has said that medical and sales representative had decided to launch State-level demonstration for their demands.

“Medical representatives should have only eight-hour work and we appeal to the State Government to issue a gazette notification at the earliest,” he said. The association sought an amendment to Section 2(S) of the Industrial Dispute Act 1947.

Lenin, joint secretary, Centre of Indian Trade Union and C. Prabhakar Devadoss, general secretary of the association, extended their support for the demands.

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