Scottish MNC accused of under-paying Indian workers

July 3rd, 2008 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS  

London, July 3 (IANS) Scottish cash machine manufacturer NCR is facing accusations of paying its Indian workers less than the national minimum wage. Dundee West MP Jim Mcgovern claimed workers from India at the multinational company’s Dundee plant were being paid 2.80 pounds ($5.57) per hour, equivalent to their wages back home. The national average is 5.52 pounds.

Mcgovern also said the company transferred 10 workers from India to Scotland before announcing plans to cut 51 jobs at the plant. Even the jobs of the foreign workers are now under question, reported the BBC.

Mcgovern said: “It is disgraceful for NCR to expect the Indian employees they have brought over to live in Dundee on

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