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* Striking postal employees warned to return to work by tomorrow
Tue, Jun 19, 2018, 12:01 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 18, Colombo: Postmaster General Rohana Abeyratne says that striking postal employees who do not report to work tomorrow (June 19) will be considered as vacated the service.

Issuing a communiqué, the Postmaster General said that leave of the Postal Department had been canceled.

Staff officers are in charge of providing facilities and security to open and operate all the post offices. Police assistance to open and operate postal service facilities will be available, the statement said.

The Postmaster General also stressed that the administration is no longer accountable for the security of temporary staff, casual, substitutes, acting and permanent workers who do not return to work by tomorrow.

Earlier, the Postmaster General urged all the striking postal employees to end the trade union action and come for discussions to find a solution to their demands.

The strike action launched by the Joint Postal Trade Unions Front in protest against the recruitment process has entered into the second week.

 

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