Mumbai, Monday, June 23,2008
State Labour Minister Ganesh Naik got his industrialist friends to pool in funds to help settle the demands of 57 temporary workers who were retrenched after standard Alkali a Thane-based company - shut down. Naik's Friends also helpen 127 NOCIL workers reach an out of court settlement for their dues. These workers received their compensation amounts at a programme held at Ghansoli village on sunday. While the standard Alkali workers received Rs 3.5 lakh each in cash, each NOCIL workers got Rs 1 Lakh.