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Monday, 13 July 2015 - 18:41
Estate owners demands 660 rupees per kilo gram of tea to pay 1000 rupees daily wage for estate workers
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The Planters’ Association states that the daily wage of an estate worker could be increased upto 1000 rupees if the price of a kilogram of tea is increased upto 660 rupees at the Colombo Tea Auction.

Planters’ Association President Roshan Rajathurai told our news team that the current auction price of a kilogram of tea is 360 rupees.

The trade union action, which has been launched by estate workers demanding the increase of their daily wage upto 1000 rupees completes 8 days today.

Rajathurai further said that a daily loss of 120 million rupees is caused due to the go slow trade union action by estate workers.        

 
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