The swift intervention by District Collector U. Sagayam resulted in immediate settlement of wages/salaries to the workers at the toll fee collection point in Chittampatti near Melur.

According to an official press release issued here on Monday, the workers had submitted a petition to the Collector on April 14 (Saturday) stating that they had not received salaries for the last two months. The Collector had directed Assistant Commissioner (Excise) to inquire into the issue.

Following a meeting with the employer's representatives, a settlement was arrived at amicably and on disbursal of the salaries, the staffs reported for the 4 p.m shift on Monday.