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Our History

The Videocon Group Employees Union is the Trade Union, registered under the Trade Unions Act 1926; with registration No.AWB/2759/2013 and 379 workers are members of the Trade Union as on today. It was previously known as Auto Cars Employees Union. The workers, who are members of the Union, are employed in Videocon Group of Companies more particularly Videocon International Ltd. These workers are employed as Bus Drivers, Car Drivers, Tractor Drivers, Forklift Drivers, Truck Drivers, Container Drivers, Mechanics, Peon, Security Guards etc.

The Auto Cars is logistic division of Videocon Group of Industries as vehicles majorly owned by Videocon Group of Industries and it is incorporated in 1993. The registered head Office establishment is at Adalat Road Aurangabad and having its administrative office situated at 14 KM, Stone near Videocon Industries Ltd., Chitegaon, Tq. Paithan, Dist. Aurangabad. The Trade Union has started functioning in the establishments of Videocon Group of companies from 05th January 2013. The founder of the Union is Mr. Gajanan Bandu Khandare who realize after serving 10 year with the Auto Cars the employees are getting wages lower than Minimum wages and he share his idea of forming Union in December 2012 with other employees and got registration certificate of the Union in January 2013. He was accepted as a President by near about 50 Union member at the time of formation of the Union. He is still continued as on today as president of the Union.

The real employer of these workers is actually Videocon International Limited. However this fact is concealed by perfect paper arrangements for showing dissociation of the employer-employee dispute with Videocon International Ltd, and association with the Respondent. The dispute in respect of employer- employee relationship shall be raised by the Union before the appropriate Forum under the Industrial Dispute Act 1947, later. Respondent is held out to be employer at present qua the workmen. The activities of Auto Cars are centered at and performed at 14KM Stone, Videocon Campus, Paithan Road, Chitegaon and spread over to whole of India, where there are activities of the Videocon Group of Companies namely Videocon International Ltd,(14KM Stone, Videocon Campus, Paithan Road, Chitegaon), and Value Industries Ltd, (15KM Stone, Videocon Campus, Paithan Road, Chitegaon). Trade Union have legally eligible to make members which are employees of Auto Cars throughout India. The Constitution of the Union provides such right to the Union. The Union is playing essential roll today and representing the employees in various litigation pending before Industrial Court, Industrial Tribunal, Assistant Labor Commissioner, Provident Fund Commissioner, Joint Director of ESIC at Aurangabad.