Maruti Suzuki - Maruti Suzuki declares lock out at Manesar Plant
Maruti Suzuki Manesar facility was rocked by labour violence on July 18, 2012. A General Manager, Awanish Kumar Dev, was burnt to death by the mob of workers inside the plant facility. Nearly hundred managers and supervisors sustained serious and critical injuries and had to be hospitalized. The mob also set fire to the office wing and the main gate.
Following the incidents of violence and arson at the Manesar facility, the Management believes that if employees are asked to report for work at the facility, their lives will be endangered.
With this strong concern on the safety and security of the personnel, Maruti Suzuki today issued a notice declaring a lock-out at the company’s Manesar plant facility.