The Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) has agreed in the labour conciliation meeting held with union members, to look into the issue of the Operation and Maintenance staff who were removed from service. The CMRL, in a press release, has said that the OM staff who were removed could give an appeal, as per the procedures laid down, and the remaining striking staff have been directed to report to duty on Thursday.
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The CMRL also thanked the services rendered by staff and outsourced personnel for carrying on with the metro services during the strike on Tuesday. The CMRL had transported nearly 82,000 passengers despite the strike, the release added.
The release further indicated the body’s attitude to the sabotage activity in no uncertain terms: “CMRL is concerned about its staff welfare but will not tolerate any action which will cause inconvenience to our commuters. Service to our Metro customers is supreme.”