Jamshedpur, Mar 3: Tata Steel chairman emeritus Ratan N. Tata, chairman N. Chandrasekaran, executive director cum CFO Koushik Chatterjee, managing director cum CEO T. V Narendran and other senior executives of Tata Steel held a meeting with Tata Workers Union executive committee on Wednesday.
Speaking on the occasion, chairman emeritus Ratan N. Tata said that company management and Tata Workers Union have a glorious history of cordial relationship and there is a need to improve the ties and walk hand in hand for betterment of employees and the company.
Chairman N. Chandrasekaran said that Tata Steel will continue to be the mother plant for the group and the company and union will have to reach horizons in industrial peace, progress and cooperation with better mutual understanding. He also said that the union suggestions will always be held in high esteem by the company.
After the ceremonial introduction with the new executive committee of the union and the union officials informed that during the adverse situation of Covid-19 pandemic the management and the union coordinated and kept interest of workers and company in mind. None of the employees salary were adjusted or withheld and despite fear none of the employees continued attending their duties and the production was not affected.
The Union officials thanked the company for bringing prestigious institutions like Manipal in healthcare, upgrading facilities at MTMH cancer hospital and also suggested to bring institutions of higher education with a reputation to the city so that students of the city do not have to venture outside for studies. The union officials also suggested that Tata Motors should be encouraged to produce more electric vehicles for better environment. The union officials also informed how digital media was used for better coordination between company management and union during Covid-19 especially joint advisory council meetings.