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TCI Sanmar Chemicals' response regarding a worker strike protesting safety and environmental conditions

Author: TCI Sanmar Chemicals, Published on: 3 December 2017

...As previously explained in our letter dated 9 August 2017, we stress that TCI Sanmar has established and maintains...state of the art facilities ensuring that it is in full compliance with the highest international standards of environment protection and occupational health and safety...[Regarding the] illegal labor strike...more than 55...employees, without notice...started a...strike by breaking into the plant's main control room and coercing the responsible engineer to shut off the plant...[T]hey threatened to physically harm him...Once the management realized that employees will not end their illegal strike peacefully, it informed its legal counsels to take all legal actions necessary to notify the police authorities to interfere and prevent any disasters from happening...Upon the requests made by the involved employees and the mediation of other employees of TCI Sanmar, the management...has accepted to reconcile with the accused employees and withdraw its claims...[T]he company decided in good faith to accept the resignation of the involved employees and grant them substantial end of service compensation ranging between EGP 300,000 to EGP 500,000 per employee...

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This is a response from the following companies: TCI Sanmar Chemicals (Sanmar Group)