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::

* 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.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
BOI Chief to address the biz community Sri Lanka - Italy Business Council event
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka police arrest former minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage's son for drunk driving
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Fisheries Ministry rescue fish from drought stricken reservoirs
-- [3 hours ago]
Ven Omalpe Sobitha Thera steps down as chairman of JHU to pave way for new leadership
-- [5 hours ago]
Pope names special envoy to represent him at Bishops' conference in Sri Lanka in November
-- [6 hours ago]
A Code of Ethics for Sri Lanka Provincial Councilors
Sri Lanka Navy and Police seize over 77 kg of Kerala Cannabis
Sri Lankan team to leave for India tomorrow for hi-tech rubber industry training
Sri Lankan capital Colombo is 4th Fastest-Growing Destination City in the world
Tamils in Northern Sri Lanka stage mass protest demanding speedy solutions to their issues

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.