INDUSTRIAL RELATIONSHIP OF
INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS OF MARUTI SUZUKI
Industrial relation is the relation between 2 parties ie- employer &
employee connected with industrial activity.
Maruti udyog Ltd was founded in 1983.Later on it merged with Suzuki.
In 1997,there was a change in ownership where it become govt
Conflict between united front govt & Suzuki.
From 2000 onwards there were many strikes and lockouts which have
continued till date.
MANESAR VIOLENCE 18 JULY 2012
Worker started a fire , that killed the HR manager & 100 injured.
2 Japanese officials were injured.
The violent mob injured 9 policemen.
The hands & legs of HR manager Awanish ku Dev were broken as a result
he could not move & the building was sat ablaze and chared to death.
Factory Building & many cars were burnt.
CAUSES OF THIS VIOLENCE & DEMAND NOT MET
A five fold increase in the basic salary.
A monthly convenyance allowance of ₹10,000.
A laundry allowance of ₹3000.
A gift with every new car launch.
A house for every worker who wants one or cheaper home loan
for those who want to build their own house.
Paid week vacation to be increased from 4 to 7 weeks.
An FIR was filled with police.
91 Employees were arrested &55 accused were searched.
All work at manesar plant was suspended indefinitely
The shutdown of manesar plant is leading to a loss of about ₹75 cr per day.
S.nakaishi , MD & CEO of maruti suzuki declared a lockout saying that safety is
more important than business.
He went to each victim apologizing for the miseries done on them by fellow
Four industrial relation insights from the maruti Suzuki
Insight 1: Contract Labour is just indicative
of larger issues
Insight 2: The need to use a mature
approach to Industrial Relations
Insight 3: Industrial Relations requires
Insight 4: The ability to handle and resolve
a conflict is a business requirement