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::

* Employees of Sri Lanka Railways threaten to hold island wide token strike tomorrow
Tue, Feb 11, 2014, 12:57 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 11, Colombo: Employees of Sri Lanka Railways have threatened to hold an island wide token strike tomorrow over a dispute regarding the Sri Lanka Railways administration.

Convener of the Sri Lanka Railway Trade Union Alliance (SLRTUA), Janaka Fernando told the media that thousands of railway employees will participate in the 24-hour strike action from 12 noon Wednesday till 12 noon on the 13th.

Fernando has explained that two supervisors at Sri Lanka Railways have violated regulations of the institution and created numerous issues for railway employees.

The two supervisors have allegedly transferred railway employees at their will and also got involved in disciplinary matters.

According to SLRTUA, discussions on the matter with the Transport Ministry Secretary, Additional Secretary and Sri Lanka Railways General Manager have ended in failure.

The unions will make the final decision on the token strike this evening.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lankan President invites new Indonesian President to visit Sri Lanka
-- [17 minutes ago]
Opposition Leader of Sri Lanka inquires the progress of investigations into threats to Bar Association president's life
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka police to destroy seized drugs in public
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to decide venue for Chinese aircraft maintenance center after feasibility study
-- [8 hours ago]
Students of Sri Lanka's private medical college file petition in Supreme Court seeking clinical training
Coalition party may split from Sri Lanka's ruling alliance over nominations to Uva PC election
Sri Lanka conveys condolences to families of the passengers on Air Algerie flight
Both ruling and opposition parties are responsible for public welfare, Sri Lankan President says
No deaths of Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan waters since 2011
Norwegian support for post-graduate programs at Sri Lanka's Peradeniya University

Copyright © 2000, 2014 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.