Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 13 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Nurses of government hospitals in Sri Lanka to strike tomorrow
Wed, Nov 14, 2012, 12:57 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 14, Colombo: Sri Lanka Government Nursing Officers' Association has called a 24-hour token strike tomorrow. The strike will begin at 7 a.m. on November 15 and ends at 7 a.m. November 16.

The Chairman of the Government Nursing Officers' Association Saman Rathnapriya says that the strike is to demand the authorities to suspend the recruitment of nurses by the Provincial Councils, grant a five-day work week, increase overtime and other allowances, and implement the promotions of years 2011 and 2012.

The nurses' union also protests the Ministry of Health for not recruiting the graduate nurses to the service for around one and half years.

The union has exempted the Lady Ridgeway Childrens' Hospital, the Castle Street Maternity Hospital, Eye Hospital and the Cancer Hospital of Maharagama from the strike.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka to create a joint mechanism to reduce child molestation and violence against women
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's computer literacy rate is gradually increasing in all sectors- Census department report
-- [4 hours ago]
FAO launches awareness program for Sri Lankan fishermen on preventing illegal fishing
-- [5 hours ago]
All Party Conference will be convened to approve the delimitation report - Minister
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka parliamentarian Jayantha Samaraweera arrested and remanded until 5th October
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's India funded free emergency ambulance service launched in Colombo district
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President stresses citizens' right to information in preventing fraud and corruption
-- [7 hours ago]
Court extends remand of Chanuka Ratwatte and four others
-- [8 hours ago]
Former Sri Lankan President's son Yoshitha Rajapaksa granted permission to travel abroad
-- [8 hours ago]
Fitch places Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka on rating watch negative
-- [8 hours ago]

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.