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::

* Sri Lanka to bring regulations to streamline manpower agencies
Fri, Nov 30, 2012, 12:33 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 30, Colombo: Sri Lanka Ministry of Labor has taken steps to bring new regulations to register all the manpower agencies in the island.

A Ministry study has revealed that the majority of the manpower agencies pay employees a minimal daily wage while they charge several fold of that from the employer.

Over two million workers are employed in these manpower agencies at present. They are wide spread in sectors like janitor services, security services, domestic services, eateries, shops, construction industry, transport and internet jobs, the Ministry says. Hire and fire services have become popular in clerical services as well recently, sources say.

The employees work on a daily basis without any job security. The agencies do not pay for the private sector retirement funds Employees Provident Fund and Employees Trust Fund for these employees.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lankan President assures completion of country's largest irrigation project on schedule
-- [17 minutes ago]
New Chairman of SriLankan Airlines assumes duties
-- [53 minutes ago]
JFE Engineering of Japan receives order for sewage treatment plant in Sri Lanka
-- [1 hour and 5 minutes ago]
66th Republic Day of India celebrated in Sri Lanka
-- [1 hour and 44 minutes ago]
Former DIG's wife complaints to Bribery Commission against former First Lady
-- [2 hours ago]
Jetwing Air represents Air China in Sri Lanka
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President to inspect the Moragahakanda irrigation project today
-- [9 hours ago]
No need for new commissions on national issue, Sri Lanka Tamil party says
Sri Lanka Marxist party to lodge complaint against former First Son's appointment to Navy
Sri Lankan Minister says executive powers of the presidency will be slashed in February

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.