Sept 04, Colombo: The Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation has decided to increase the salaries of employees of the Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) from the first of October.
The decision was taken following the discussions held today between the Transport and Civil Aviation Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva and the trade union representatives on the strike launched by 11 bus depots belonging to the Ruhunu regional office of SLTB.
Representatives of all trade unions of SLTB participated in the discussion held at the Ministry of Transport this afternoon.
The Minister responding positively to the request made by the SLTB trade unions for a pay hike, agreed to increase the salaries of all SLTB employees by simultaneously implementing the management circular No. 2006-30 and the circular no. 2016-2.