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Renault-Nissan Fights Court Battle With Indian Workers on Operations During COVID-19 Surge

Lawstreet Journal 1 Jun 2021 5:43pm

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According to legal filings, Renault-Nissan has told an Indian court that in order to meet the orders, it needs to continue production at its car plant. It dismissed the employee union claims that alleged COVID-19 safety protocols were being ignored at the factory.

In the Southern State of  Tamil Nadu, Renault-Nissan India and its workers at its plant  are embroiled in a legal battle. This legal battle started after the workers petitioned a court to halt operations because social distancing norms were being broken and the health benefits provided by the company were outweighed by the risk to their lives.

In response, Renault-Nissan argued in a confidential court filing that in order to fulfil  the domestic and export orders  there was a "compelling need" to continue operations. It stated that all COVID-19 standards were being followed. 

On Monday, the state government, which is also a party in the case, is expected to file its response and the case will be heard again in Madras High Court. 

On Sunday, a top Tamil Nadu state official told Reuters that automobile companies will be allowed to continue operations, but action will be taken against those companies who violates the   social distancing protocols. 

According to a top Tamil Nadu state official, automobile companies will be allowed to continue operations, but if any company violates the social distancing protocols ,  such company will face the action.

 The difficulties that large corporations face in continuing to operate in India was highlighted by this legal battle, despite… Continue Reading...


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