The electricity employees have decided to engage in an island wide trade union action on the 29th of May.
The General Secretary of the Ceylon Electricity Employees’ Association Ranjan Jayalal stated that this decision was taken by the Trade Union of the Ceylon Electricity Board which convened last afternoon.
The government recently decided to increase the salaries of the executive grade officials of the Ceylon Electricity Board once again.
Speaking further the General Secretary of the Ceylon Electricity Employees’ Association Ranjan Jayalal stated that however, it has been decided to engage in this trade union action due to not yet receiving a positive response to the request which was made to provide this salary increment to the employees of the lower grades too.
When our News Team inquired the Minister of Power and Energy Patali Champika Ranawaka with this regard, he had this to say…