Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Mittals,Tatas,Ambanis,Jindals make their billions by looting their employees....

Steel workers begin strike for higher pay at Arcelor Mittal steel company

BUCHAREST, Romania - Guards used tear gas Monday on hundreds of striking workers who were trying to storm a factory owned by the Arcelor Mittal Galati steel company in eastern Romania.

Some 3,600 steel workers have begun a strike at the plant to demand higher wages, said trade union leader Gheorghe Tiber in a statement.

The company is offering a monthly increase of 100 lei ($44) for those earning the lowest salaries, and a percentage increase for those on higher salaries. The union wants each worker to have a monthly increase of at least 280 lei ($123).

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