Jun 23, 2017

David Pieris to oust 100 workers

David Pieris Motor Company Ltd importers of three wheelers and motorcycles from India is said to be planning on dismissing 100 of their workforce, Sunday supplement revealed.

It was reported that the workers are to be removed through voluntary resignation.

This measure has been taken as a long term strategy for the welfare of the company in the face of rising taxes.

However, the workers are said to be under pressure by the management to resign voluntarily.

It is also reported that the workers have no voice to oppose the management’s moves as there is no union within the company.

The workers had been notified in writing notifying them that measures will be taken to hold back the taxes payable in payment of compensation and they would discuss the exemption of taxes on the compensation payments with the Tax Department.