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Monday, 28 November 2016 - 18:50
Railway workers to strike on December 1st
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The Railway graded Trade Union Collective has decided to launch a token strike with effect from December 1st midnight.  

Convener of the collective, Janaka Fernando stated that among their demands are acquiring department’s land by private sector, worker salaries and certain issues in recruitment of employees.

Janaka Fernando further said that employees of 50 grades including railway controllers, regulators, station masters and drivers will join in the strike.

Meanwhile, private bus operators have also organized a strike with effect from December 1st midnight

They have organized the strike against the government decision to increase traffic fines up to 25 thousand rupees.

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