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::

* Supplementary medical staff of Sri Lanka government hospitals to strike from Wednesday
Sun, Jul 13, 2014, 08:11 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 13, Colombo: Supplementary staff in Sri Lanka state hospitals will launch a strike from Wednesday based on several demands.

Saman Jayasekara, General Secretary of the Joint Trade Union Federation of Professions Supplementary to Medicine, said the union has decided to launch a strike based on six demands from July 16th Wednesday.

The union demands the government to grant the promotions in their trades that have been suspended for a long time and recruit 200 graduates of supplementary medical science for the vacancies in hospital services.

The union has decided to strike since all the negotiations have failed, said the secretary of the union.

He further said that employees of five trades in the supplementary medicine sector will engage in the strike from Wednesday and the hospital services like issue of drugs, x-ray etc. would be paralyzed due to the strike.

Pharmacists, radiographers, medical laboratory technicians, physiotherapists and occupational therapists of all government hospitals will participate in the strike.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka's Cinnamon Lakeside hotel partially closed for repairs
-- [9 hours ago]
Complaint lodged at Sri Lanka's Bribery Commission against government minister
-- [9 hours ago]
Interim committee to be appointed to run Sri Lanka Cricket Board
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lankan court impounds passport of Chinese executive
Sri Lankan police ordered to arrest former Economic Development Minister
Sri Lankan PM opens free Wi-Fi zones
Sri Lanka seeks UN, Indian assistance to evacuate stranded expatriate workers from Yemen
British woman falls off train to her death in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka's UDA facing a shortage of funds to pay families evicted for development project - report
Sri Lanka's Prime Minister to hold discussion with party leaders on proposed electoral reforms

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.