According to workers of the SMS Ltd situated in Goodlands, the working conditions at the premises are poor. The factory specializes in manufacturing high-end jewelry. This section is headed by a French namely Pascal Chenet.
All of the employees are Mauritians (over 200) and they decided to protest against the management on Friday 14th October by refusing to work.
According to one source, the head of the section treats them badly and is very dominating. He further adds that the latter is not empathetic at all towards workers and makes obscene comments to female workers.
Watch video below to witness the disagreement of workers.
According to a witness, Pascal Chenet said “mauricien fini peur noi e mo pour dimine zotte ban mauricien encore.”