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* Employees of Sri Lanka's International Airport threaten to strike
Wed, Sep 3, 2014, 11:13 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Sept 03, Colombo: A civil aviation sector trade union affiliated with the Ruling Sri Lanka Freedom Party has vowed to lead its employees at the Colombo International Airport to strike work unless authorities take prompt actions to remove the security chief at the airport.

The president of the Airport & Aviation Union M.W.B. Muhandiram said that the security chief, Chinthaka Kumarasinghe has attacked an employee under him who is also a heart patient.

He said the trade union has made a written request from the Chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority to remove the official and the employees would strike from September 09 unless the problem is rectified.

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