Friday, August 19, 2022

ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂ

spot_img











‘Won’t deliver beef or pork’: Zomato staff goes on strike in Howrah

Kolkata, Aug 12, 2019 –

Food delivery staff of Zomato on Sunday went on an indefinite strike in West Bengal’s Howrah, alleging they were made to deliver beef and pork dishes against their will.

“We are on strike due to our payment rates and we have to deliver beef food items which is against our religious sentiments. We are not going to do it,” one of the protesters said.

There are many other delivery persons who are also opposed to delivering pork items. Their main allegation is that the company is not listening to them or paying heed to their religious beliefs.

State Irrigation Minister Rajib Banerjee has backed the protesters.

“I strongly oppose the management’s decision as hurting people’s religious sentiments is unacceptable. I fully support their protest as the management should agree with them, otherwise there can be a big problem,” Banerjee told IANS.

The minister said he has made it very clear that the delivery executives will get his full support. He assured that he will look into the matter and take required steps.

Zomato, in a statement, said “a small group of partners” have raised concerns and it was looking to resolve the issue.

“In a country as diverse as India, it is impossible to ensure that vegetarian and non-vegetarian preferences are factored into delivery logistics. Delivery partners are unequivocally made to understand the practical nature of the job as they choose to enter the workforce.

“All our partners understand this fully. There is a small group of partners in Howrah who have raised concerns and we are looking to resolve the issue as quickly as possible,” a company spokesperson said.  (Agency)

- Advertisement -

Yes Punjab - TOP STORIES

Punjab News

Sikh News

Transfers, Postings, Promotions

- Advertisement -spot_img

Stay Connected

31,398FansLike
113,981FollowersFollow

ENTERTAINMENT

National

GLOBAL

OPINION

The importance of rights of the nation – by Seema Singh

As we celebrate 75 years of Independence, it is a high time to introspect and contemplate about the gains and losses we made in...

Gilli-Danda: Comeback of 75 indigenous sports – by Narvijay Yadav

Under the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ the central government has stepped up the plan to introduce 75 indigenous sports in all schools. The popular...

Is the world sliding into a Chernobyl-plus nuclear disaster in Ukraine? – by Sergei Strokan

New Delhi, Aug 13, 2022- Tensions around the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant in Ukraine reached a climax by the weekend, after three more missiles...

SPORTS

Health & Fitness

Rise in pregnancy-related complications during Covid pandemic

New York, Aug 13, 2022- Covid-19 has caused unprecedented stressors as a new study showed a rise in pregnancy-related complications during the pandemic. The study, published in the journal JAMA Network Open, assessed how pregnancy-related complications and obstetric outcomes changed during Covid compared to pre-pandemic. Looking at the relative changes in the mode of delivery, rates of premature births and mortality...

Gadgets & Tech

error: Content is protected !!