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CIL MCL Orders Wage Cut for Striking Workers

Coal News - Published on Thu, 09 Jul 2020

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Coal India Limited’s subsidiary Mahanadi Coalfields Limited has ordered an eight-day wage cut for workers who went on a three-day strike from July 2 to protest against private competition. MCL notice said “It is noted that the employees of Lakhanpur OCP, Belpahar OCM, Lillari OCP and GM office of Lakhanpur area who have participated in this illegal strike which is violation of rule 26.10 of the certified standing orders of MCL. In view of this misconduct on their part, eight days wage deduction as per Section 20 of the Code on Wages Act 2019, is hereby ordered for their act of participation in the illegal strike.”

The notice also read that the Deputy Chief Labour Commissioner in Kolkata was seized of the matter for conciliation under provisions of Industrial Disputes Act 1947.

While OCP refers to open cast project, OCM denotes open cast mine.

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Posted By : Yogender Pancholi on Thu, 09 Jul 2020
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