Workers observe fast in front of Aavin unit

Staff Reporter

TIRUNELVELI: Workers observed a fast in front of the Aavin manufacturing unit at Reddiyarpatti near Palayamkottai on Saturday.

They said pension scheme, availed by the government employees, should also be extended to them and the Dearness Allowance arrears for the period between 1999 and 2004 be released for all workers attached to Aavin units across the State.

Extend the offer

The 500-ml free milk sachet being supplied to Aavin workers should be increased to 1 litre and this facility extended to the retired workers also, they demanded.