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* Sri Lanka Samurdhi officers' union asks for a non-contributory pension scheme
Wed, Mar 16, 2011, 07:44 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 16, Colombo: Trade unions of Samurdhi officers in Sri Lanka have rejected the contributory pension scheme for public sector employees.

The government recently proposed a contributory pension scheme to public sector employees who were not eligible to receive pensions.

The Samurdhi Development Officers Union (SDOU) has told the media that the Samurdhi officers were currently registered as EPF and ETF contributors, but the system would be subjected to a change if the new scheme was implemented.

General Secretary of the Union, Chamara Maddumakaluge has said that they have asked the government for a proper pension scheme after rejecting the proposed scheme.

According to Maddumakaluge, the union had agreed to a non-contributory pension scheme.

Samurdhi Authority is a national poverty alleviation agency currently operated under the Ministry of Economic Development.



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