Mumbai : The BEST Workers Union had filled an affidavit with Bombay High Court describing the ordeal faced by drivers and conductors during the new duty schedule imposed at the depots following a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on April 2.

In the affidavit the union has highlighted the ordeal faced by a driver during the duty hours.

Uday Ambonkar of BEST workers Union said, “The MoU signed has not been followed by the undertaking. The ten hours duty has been increased to no less than 12 to 13 hours.”

The court has adjourned the date till April 23 and will have give a verdict on the same then.

The BEST drivers and the conductors went on a two-day long strike while the BEST undertaking implemented the Canadian Duty schedule across the depots in the city.

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