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Train strike to continue indefinitely amidst threats

The railway strike launched by several trade unions over a number of demands will continue indefinitely, LEOU Secretary Indika Dodangoda said.

Sajith blames strikes on Mahinda

Presidential hopeful Sajith Premadasa implied today that Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa may be behind ongoing trade union strike and protest campaigns.

Former station masters come out of retirement as railway strike continues

As the ongoing railway strike enters its second week, ten commuter trains made their way to Colombo Fort this morning, with former station masters also coming out of retirement to help out.

Govt nurses ready to strike

The Government Nursing Officers Association (GNOA) has called a 24-hour strike tomorrow (08), the President of GNOA Saman Rathnapriya said.

Ranatunga nods to trade union demands

The General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Free Railway Employees’ Association Nadeera Manoj says that the Minister of Transport Arjuna Ranatunga agreed to look into the requests made by the trade unions at the meeting held with the Minister last afternoon (04 July).

Rail strike will end when demands are met – trade unions

Railway trade unions are willing to call off the ongoing train strike anytime if the authorities give a favourable response to their demands, General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Free Railway Employees’ Association Nadeera Manoj said.

CEB going against court order – Consumer rights group

A consumer rights' advocacy group today accused the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) of going against a direct order by the Court of Appeal which quashed the controversial 2014 CEB engineers' salary circular in April this year.

Kalutara doctors’ strike ends

Government doctors in Kalutara district who went on strike last afternoon (24) ended their trade union action at 8.00 am today (25).

Govt. doctors in Kalutara district on token strike

Government doctors in the Kalutara district launched a token strike from 12.00 pm today, the Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) said.