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The history of auto workers in India

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Employees of Indian Automaker Maruti on Indefinite Strike
Asia Pulse, 21 September 2000. Employees of Maruti Udyog Ltd (MUL) went on an indefinite strike, demanding among other things, revision of incentive scheme and implementation of pension scheme.
Maruti employees strike work for six hours
indiaexpress.com, 3 oct 2000. Irked over the suspension of nine employees, the workers' union of Maruti went on a six-hour tools-down strike at its Gurgaon plant demanding revision of the incentive-linked and will fast unto death to protest the suspension of the employees,
Maruti staff union opposes sell-off plan
By The Hindu Bureau, Business Line, 20 November 2000. The Maruti Udyog Employees' Union (MUEU) opposes the government's plan to disinvest its equity in the country's premier passenger car manufacturer, Maruti Udyog Ltd.
Maruti staff union rejects package
The Hindu, 15 December 2000. The Maruti Employees Union (MUEU) today rejected the proposal of the Maruti Udyog Limited (MUL) management to end the two-month long agitation demanding reinstatement of 92 dismissed workers.
Four MUL employees go on fast-unto-death
Narad Online, 18 December 2000. Four employees of India's largest car maker, Maruti, all executive members of the Maruti Udyog Employees Union (MUEU) demand that the good conduct undertaking be withdrawn and that 92 employees suspended by the management be reinstated.
Strike threat drives Maruti to desperation
The workers' union of Maruti threaten to go on an indefinite strike and stall production if the demands for revision of incentive scheme and new pension schemes were not met, even as the company's shareholders met in New Delhi and approved 25 per cent dividend payout for 1999-2000.