12 trade unions attached to the railway sector have decided to launch a 24 hour token strike commencing from 12 midnight today.
Chairman of the Railway Controllers' Union Lal Ariyaratne expressing his views to our news team noted that the strike was being launched against the
non submission of salary recommendations due by the Salaries Commission.
A scheduled strike set to take place on the 04th of this month was called-off due to the intervention of Minister of Transport Kumara Welgama.
Speaking to our news team, Chairman of the Railway Controllers' Union
Lal Ariyaratne made the following observations.