Sugar mill workers hold stir to demand arrears

ST Correspondent
Saturday, 7 October 2017

The workers meanwhile said that they will hold another protest and stop work at the mill if officials fail to find a solution soon.

Pune: Around 25 retired workers of Vasantdada Shetkari Sahakari Sakhar Karkhana Ltd (VSSSK), Sangli gathered in front of Sakhar Sankul recently to resolve the issue of their arrears, pending since 2002.

Adv KD Shinde said, "We have given a copy of a memorandum stating that the sugar commissioner should hold the mill until the workers are given their arrears."

In response, Sugar Commissioner Patil said, "The mill is now being run by a different company and we have planned a meeting between the parties. We will think of various ways to solve the issue before the crushing process starts from November 1."

The workers meanwhile said that they will hold another protest and stop work at the mill if officials fail to find a solution soon.
 

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