Assam: Oil Tanker Workers To Go On Indefinite Stir Against Syndicate


Assam: Oil Tanker Workers To Go On Indefinite Stir Against Syndicate

Despite requests by Assam Government and oil firms, the Assam Petroleum Mazdoor Union (APMU) on Tuesday said it will go ahead with an indefinite strike from August 27 against alleged syndicate in Digboi terminal.

“We will go ahead with the strike from August 27 and it will continue till our demands are met. We want that the illegal collection of Rs 200 per truck by the Golai Association just outside the Digboi terminal must stop,” APMU General Secretary Ramen Das told here. APMU, which represents the oil tanker workers, is also demanding proper security and facilities like rest rooms as well as canteens for the truck drivers and handymen in the terminals, he added. Read more

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