Hyundai Motor workers protest after fire in plant

September 2nd, 2008 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS  

Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) A group of workers of car manufacturer Hyundai Motor India Limited held demonstrations here Tuesday, protesting working condition at the plant which caught fire Sunday.The workers, protesting at the State Guest House, alleged that the company was employing inexperienced people who worked without proper safety gear.

They also alleged that proper medical facility - first-aid at the plant and at the city hospital - was not made available to the workers who were injured in the fire.

On Sunday evening, a fire in the paint shop of the car plant injured eight workers.

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