A Case of Complicated Multi-union Manoeuvres
The Associated Bearing Company Ltd., that is, ABC Ltd., was a bearing manufacturing company located in Lonavala, Pune. The company’s standing in the market was more than 50 years. Its corporate office was at Shivsagar estate, Worli Sea Face, Mumbai. H. M. Patel was the managing director, and Khatri was the general manager who looked after all the production activities at the plant level in Lonavala. The total workforce included 500 staff members. The yearly turnover of the company was above Rs. 65 crore.
Khatri was authorized to handle production as well as industrial relations, and to maintain industrial peace in the company. The productivity of the workers of the company was as per ...