Strikers Gave A Week to Caspian Shipyard Company

Strikers Gave A Week to Caspian Shipyard Company

Azerbaijan, Baku, 13 June / Trend corr E. Ismayilov, S. Babayeva/ "Strike participants of Caspian Shipycard Company (CSC) JV in Baku, which ended on 12 June, have given a one week period  to the management to implement their requests," a striker who prefered his name to be kept anonounimous said to Trend in a tekephonic conversation on 13 June.

According to the striker, about 700 strikers demanded to increase their wages to AZN 500-1,000 from the current AZN 200(roughly), to normalize the working schedule.

The strikers, who are Azerbaijani employees of the CSC, said that the montly salary of expats in the JV, whose number is about 300 people, is at least $1,200.

"We demand to normalize our executive schedule as we work more hours than indicted in the legislation. Besides, we work on Sundays and holidays as well," said one of the strikers. 

The workers should not work more than 8 hours a day in line with the Item 2 of Article 89 of the Labor Code of Azerbaijan.

The strike ended yesterday after the demands of the strikers were forwarded to the management of the Caspian Shipyard Company.

"We plan to go on a sit-down strike if our demands are not fulfilled within a weak," employee of the company said.

The Caspian Shipyard Company's official was unavailable for immediate interview.

"A total of three such incidents have occurred in the company for the last week, the fact which shows that the technical security rules are not observed", Mirvari Gahramanli, the chairman of Committee for the Protection of Oilmen's Rights NGO said to Trend on 13 June.

"Azerbaijani employees of the Caspian Shipyard Company are striking to get improved social conditions, to sign labour contracts, to improve wages and their labour protection rights," Jahangir Aliyev, chairman of the Azerbaijan Oil and Gas Workers' Trade Unions Committee, said to Trend on 12 June.

The Caspian Shipyard Company JV was established in August 1997. Azcr Fels Ltd owns 75%, SOCAR - 20%, LUKOIL - 5%. The company is engaged in repair, upgrading of equipment, vessels and floating rigs.

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