The National Labour Advisory Board will convene in Colombo this evening under the patronage of the Labour Minister.
Member of the Trade Union Confederation Anton Marcus stated that they hope to hold discussion regarding increasing salaries of private sector employees at today’s meeting.
Trade unions had previously written to President Mahinda Rajapakse requesting for a 5000 rupee budget concession.
Anton Marcus added that they hope to find out the Minister’s response to this request at today’s meeting as well.
We spoke to Minister of Labour Relations Gamini Lokuge regarding the meeting scheduled to be held today.