IWK UNION CALLS
19.11.2000, Kuala Lumpur
FOR NATIONWIDE PICKET!
Today the Indah Water Consortium (IWK) Union in its General Meeting called
for a nation wide picketing to protest on the issue of annual bonus and
annual increment. The call was made at the Union's General meeting at
Pantai attended by around a hundred workers. The members are part of
the 800 strong union members of the newly activated Indah Water
At the meeting the members unanimously endorsed a resolution seeking a
nationwide picket. The picket is called after Indah Water Consortium
freezed their annual increment since three years ago. Besides that
workers felt cheated when the company did not fulfill their promise
for a bonus in June 2000.
The meeting today was attended by Union Chairperson Comrade Maniam,
National Secretary Mat Nor and Executive Secretary V.Selvam. PSM
Secretary General Comrade Arutchelvan and Central Committee member
Kunasekaran was guest of honour to the function and also addressed
the workers. Among the issues raised were workers unity and class
The meeting ended with the workers deciding that they will next
discuss the picket moves with fellow workers at their respective
district and regroup again to carry out the action.