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CITU stages protest against termination of 32 workers by 'Cecil' Management

Shimla, Nov 11 (UNI) The district unit of Centre of Indian Trade Union (CITU) staged a Dharna outside the Oberoi Clarkes group hotel unit 'Cecil' at Shimla on Monday protesting against termination 32 hotel workers on Oct 22.
The protest led by Himahcal Pradesh Hotel Lal Jhanda Union general secretary Mr Vinod
Virsanta lashed out Cecil hotel management to terminate the services of 32 workers from the hotel unities.
Addressing the protest, meeting Mr Virsanta alleged that Jai Ram Government is not taking
any action ruthless hotel managements as the workers are being fired from their services
openly defying the labour laws by the hotel owners.
He said that unemployment has already broken all past record in the state moreover state
government allowing the hospitality units to unleash anti-workers stand by not intervening
over the complaint lodged by the workers.
Workers warned the hotel management and state administration that if the terminated workers were not restored to their old position in the hotel Lal Jhanda Union would launch militant action.
The hotel management and State administration would be responsible for industrial dispute
as they did not act on the move of peaceful negotiations of the anti-workers action of the
hotel units
The agitating workers alleged that neither state police nor labour department was taking any action
against unlawful action of management to address the issue as the victims workers were removed from their duties without giving them prior notice by the management unleashing terror on the protection of police and administration on Oct 22.
The CITU local unit also gave a similar Dharna at the gate of Cecil hotel on Oct 23 to protest on the action against four workers and 28 others were terminated latter by the management. As many as 300 CITU protester joined the Dharna.

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