Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Public Health Inspectors of Sri Lanka on strike today
Fri, Feb 1, 2013, 11:21 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 01, Colombo: Public Health Inspectors of Sri Lanka Health Department will launch a 24-hour token strike today to demand increases in several allowances, the Sri Lanka Public Health Inspectors' Association said.

The PHIs demand the government to raise their transport allowance, office rent and uniform allowance.

They demand Rs. 15,000 for uniform allowance, Rs. 7,500 for fuel allowance and Rs. 2,500 maximum office allowance.

The union has decided to launch a continuous strike from tomorrow if their demands are not met today, a spokesman of the Public Health Inspectors' Association said.

In June last year, the Association walked away from their duties in protest of government's failure to grant their demands.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka probes serious security breach at President's event - report
-- [12 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan President requests his party to unite to ensure victory at elections
-- [51 minutes ago]
Over 23,000 deserters respond to Sri Lanka Army's general amnesty
-- [1 hour and 39 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka sends medical team to assist Nepal in earthquake relief efforts
-- [2 hours ago]
No Sri Lankans hurt in Nepal earthquake, students safe
-- [9 hours ago]
U.S. Secretary of State to visit Sri Lanka on May 2- report
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lankan anti-corruption organization seeks Presidential committee to launch fresh probe on bond issue
Sri Lankan minister rejects reports of Cabinet approving electoral reforms
Sri Lankan Minister says former President still surrounded by 'crooks'
Nepal Earthquake: Sri Lanka dispatches emergency relief assistance to Nepal

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.