08 Mar '11, 6pm

Thousands strike at Vietnam Yamaha plant: HANOI: Thousands of workers at a Yamaha motorcycle factory in Vietnam

Thousands strike at Vietnam Yamaha plant: HANOI: Thousands of workers at a Yamaha motorcycle factory in Vietnam

HANOI: Thousands of workers at a Yamaha motorcycle factory in Vietnam were on strike on Tuesday demanding higher pay and benefits, a company official said, as consumers struggle with double-digit inflation. About 3,000 employees from the Yamaha Motor plant in Hanoi walked off the job on Monday, said the official, who refused to give his name. Management told the other 2,000 workers to stay home on Tuesday while discussions continued with the union, he said. Vietnam bans labour unions that are independent of the ruling Communist Party. Workers are seeking an increase in the basic monthly salary from 1.65 million dong ($78.57) to 2.03 million dong along with a rise in their housing and other social allowances, the official said. The company had already agreed to a pay rise for some workers, but that was before the government increased the price of subsidised petrol by 18 per...

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