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Covid-19 impact: 50% pay cut at Bajaj Auto's Waluj plant in Aurangabad

The unit, which employs close to 8,000 including contract and permanent employees, accounts for half the company's total production in India.

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Bajaj Auto | Coronavirus | Lockdown

Shally Seth Mohile  |  Mumbai 

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Bajaj Auto’s Waluj plant, which is among the largest employers in the region, has seen a steady rise in the number of Covid-19 cases. Close to 250 have already been infected with five dying of Covid-19.

Employees of Bajaj Auto’s Waluj plant in will see their salaries being cut by half during a nine-day starting later this week, according to people in the know. The local authorities have decided to lock down the city and the industrial area during July 10-18. The unit, which employs close to 8,000 including contract and permanent employees, accounts for half the company’s total production in India. It makes three-wheelers and select brands of motorcycles for the domestic and export markets.

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First Published: Mon, July 06 2020. 23:24 IST