NEW DELHI: Maruti Suzuki India today said it will start hiring new permanent employees for its troubled Manesar plant from tomorrow to replace those who have refused to sign the good conduct bond.
With the impasse that started on August 29 continuing, the company said it brought in 50 more ITI-trained and experienced workers today at the plant. It produced a total of 500 units of Swift from Manesar and Gurgaon plants combined.
“The company further brought down its dependence on permanent workers who are refusing to sign ‘Good Conduct Bond’ and remaining absent from work at Manesar plant…The company will start fresh recruitment of regular workers from tomorrow,” MSI said in a statement.
“Maruti Suzuki will allow only those workers to resume duties at Manesar plant who will sign the Good Conduct Bond,” it added.
MSI said, as of today, 95 workers have signed the bond. With 50 more ITI-trained and experienced workers at the Manesar plant, total workforce there has now reached 1,100 people, it added.