Coal supplies may be hit as unions plan non-cooperation


Coal supplies may be hit as unions plan non-cooperation

Coal supplies to power plants and other consumers are likely to be hit from Wednesday when four large central trade unions, representing almost 80% of the 3.4 lakh strong workforce at Coal India, will start non-cooperation and demonstrations at work.

This is likely to disrupt production and supply, affecting stocks at power, cement and fertiliser companies.

“Coal workers undertake a variety of jobs necessary for operating mines and supplying coal, which are beyond their designated role. Non-cooperation would involve adhering to only the defined roles in jobs and refusing to undertake any additional tasks.This would heavily affect production and sales,” said S Q Zama, secretary general of Indian National Mineworkers’ Federation (INMF), a union affiliated to INTUC. Read More…

Credit By : Economictimes.Indiatimes.com

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