Fix minimum wages to Rs.15,000: CITU
B. Mallesh of Industrial Committee, the Centre for India Trade Unions (CITU) has demanded the State government to fix Rs. 15,000 as minimum wage for the workers in industries.
Led by CITU, a large number of workers held dharna in front of the Deputy Commissioner of Labour (DCL) office in the district headquarters on Tuesday.
“There are 1,315 industries spread across the district and many industries are not implementing minimum wages. Some companies force workers to work for more than 12 hours,” he alleged. He warned that a huge dharna would be held at the Commissionarate on July 10. - Staff Reporter