Kahatagaha graphite mine workers commence strike

Kahatagaha graphite mine workers commence strike

Written by Bella Dalima

22 Sep, 2014 | 5:45 pm

A group of workers have commenced a hunger strike at the Kahatagaha graphite mine in Kurunegala.Our reporters said that the workers have commenced the strike in the mine at a depth of 1100 feet.

Several demands were put forward including job security, as well as insurance covers in case of an emergency. When contacted by News1st, Deputy Minister of Industry and Commerce, Lakshman Wasantha Perera said that they hope to reach a settlement with the workers through negotiation.

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