This tea stall has taken the employee sops to a new high

This tea stall has taken the employee sops to a new high

While people wait for their bonuses in big IT companies and gets almost peanuts in the name of perks, the Chicago tea stall in Chennai has achieved new heights when it comes to employee benefits. From gold rings to clothes allowances twice a year, the tea stall surely makes it employees feel super special.

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The tea shop is not a big establishment but a humble one and the owner believes in fair payment to the employees and good working conditions. Situated in Kamarajar Avenue, the tea shop is very famous among the teetotallers and is always crowded for its fresh tea. The shop continues to thrive in the city, the owner of the Chicago tea stall, Sukumaran is from Kerala and he is running the shop since the 80s in Chennai. Before opening his stall, he worked under various tea stalls in the city under laborious conditions. He eventually had a  fight with his employer and a legal battle that followed.

The shop continues to thrive in the city. The owner of the Chicago tea stall, Sukumaran is from Kerala and he is running the shop since the 80s in Chennai. Before opening his stall, he worked under various tea stalls in the city under laborious conditions. He eventually had a fight with his employer and a legal battle that followed.

His haunting experience motivated him to open up a tea shop with fair compensation to its employee with healthy working conditions.

“Chicago is a city in America where the first protests for eight-hour work shifts broke out,” Sukumaran said.

“In my shop too, I want to emphasize on providing benefits and decent working conditions for my employees. Thus the name,” he added.

The head cook in his tea stall receives Rs 740 per day and servers around Rs 400 a day. To benefit them for hard work and encouragement, Sukumaran provides Rs 2,000 a year as clothes allowance, 2mg Gold Ring to those who have worked for more than 300 days and also he also takes his staffs to a five-star hotel and buy them all lunch on a monthly basis.

Sukumaran is also an active member of CPI(M) and he proudly presents his ideology for being the reason of providing a fair price to his employees.

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The customers are very satisfied with the food quality and tea provided by Chicago tea stall and there are a huge bunch of loyal customers of Sukumaran which makes him earn more than Rs 50000 a week. The menu is also adequately priced at the tea stall.

 

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