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* Health sector trade unions in Sri Lanka to strike on November 01
Mon, Oct 21, 2013, 08:28 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka's joint council of the trade unions of the nurses, Professions Supplementary to Medicine (PSM) and paramedics have decided to hold a one day token strike on November 01.

A communiqué jointly issued by the Government Nursing Officers' Association, Joint Federation of Supplementary Medicine and Joint Front of Paramedical Services said that their trade union action is aimed at winning five demands.

The demands include Rs. 10,000 allowance per month for transport, attendance and risks, increase of the minimum overtime allowance up to Rs. 200 an hour and Rs. 4,000 communication allowance for Grade 01 and Special Grade nursing officers.

Sri Lanka's joint council of the trade unions of the nurses, Professions Supplementary to Medicine (PSM) and paramedics is composed of 17 trade unions.

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