The union representing contract working at Cochin International Airport (COK) in Kochi are planning to hold a strike on Tuesday, March 19. Over 4000 workers are expected to participate in the work stoppage and a protest at the airport. Operational disruptions are likely at COK if the strike is carried out.
Contract employees are demanding a salary increase as well as improvements to the basic facilities at their work stations. The union is also asking for the workers to become permanent employees.
Individuals flying to or from COK on March 19 are advised to monitor the situation and allow additional time to reach their gates.
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