Jet Airways decides to rienstate sacked
Friday, Oct 17 2008 IST
Jet Airways which had sacked 800 employees who were on probation yesteday has withdrawn its decision and today reinstated all the employes. The decision was announced by Naresh Goyal, owner of Jet Airways as well as Saroj K Dutta, CEO at a hurridly called press conference late tonight at their office in Andheri area of North Wesr here.
Goyal said, ''all the employees are like my kid and I was pained with the decision that took place yesterday. He added he had not taking this decison under any pressure.
Yesterday, after the sacking of employees Mahrashtra Nav Nirman Sena had taken up this issue and posters were seen at the airport today saying 'no flight would be allowed to fly.' Shiv Sena, whose labour union is recognised in Jet, also jumped into the fray and said that the issue would be taken up.
However, Goyal also added that the cast cutting measures would continue in the airways as the aviation industry is facing financial crisis due to recession.