Swiggy has suffered disruptions in delivery service in various parts of Chennai on Wednesday.The incident happened after delivery staffs went to a sudden strike regarding the pay related demands.
The staffs gathered at certain places in the city with the intention of communicating a list of demands towards the company’s management. Personnel speaking on behalf of the striking deliverymen said that the strike would continue indefinitely if the management did not heed to their requests.
Numbering between 20-50 at several spots in the city like Vadapalani, Mylapore and Porur, they urged the company to increase the per-order pay and “restore the incentive amounts that had been reduced recently”.
The other demands made by the working staff were the regularisation of per mile compensation, more avenues to communicate with the organisation on delivery related problems, and ensuring that personnel do not face “police harassment late in the night” when they carry out deliveries.
The Swiggy website and mobile application displayed a message that read: We’re sorry. Delivery is not possible at the moment due to unforeseen circumstances,” in certain parts of the city, while displaying a ‘location unserviceable’ banner on the page.