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 August 08
Fri, Jul 25, 2014, 01:16 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 25, Colombo: Supplementary staff in Sri Lanka state hospitals will launch a strike from August 08 if the health authorities failed to meet their demands by then, the Joint Trade Union Federation of Professions Supplementary to Medicine, said yesterday.

Saman Jayasekara, General Secretary of the Joint Trade Union Federation of Professions Supplementary to Medicine, said the union has decided allow the Ministry of Health time to resolve their grievances until August 08 and if the authorities failed to meet that deadline thy would strike.

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

According to the union leader, employees of five trades in the supplementary medicine sector will engage in the strike and the hospital services like issue of drugs, x-ray etc. would be paralyzed due to the strike.

Supplementary staff consists of pharmacists, radiographers, medical laboratory technicians, physiotherapists and occupational therapists.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lankan PM to meet Tamil party legislators of Northern Province today
-- [1 hour and 11 minutes ago]
EU will extend the ban on LTTE, Sri Lankan PM says
Sri Lanka to strengthen economic and business relations with Sweden
Sri Lanka's legal intellect is 'simply silenced' - Asian Human Rights Commission
Sri Lankan PM pledges to uplift Northern Province communities
ADMO Solar signs agreement with Sri Lanka Telecom
Sri Lanka will work with friendly countries to maintain maritime cooperation
Pakistan envoy expresses deep shock and grief over the demise of Sri Lankan President's youngest brother
Russia, Sri Lanka resolve standoff over stranded research vessel in Colombo
Sri Lankan Tamil activist's daughter released from probation

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.