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Jet retrenchment issue under our scanner: Oscar

Union Labour Minister Oscar Fernandes said his ministry was looking into the issue of mass retrenchment of Jet Airways' cabin crew.

delhi Updated: Oct 16, 2008 19:05 IST

Union Labour Minister Oscar Fernandes on Thursday said his ministry was looking into the issue of mass retrenchment of Jet Airways' cabin crew.

The minister who returned after attending a labour conference in Bali told reporters in New Delhi that the issue is already under the scanner of labour ministry and its details are being collected by the ministry.

"The issue has been brought to my notice. There is a problem in the aviation industry, specifically Jet Airways, and we are enquiring into the matter," Fernandes said.

The Chief Labour Commissioner's office is learnt to have sought contract details of the 1900 employees who have been terminally sacked by Jet Airways to ensure savings of US$ one million per month.