Just in: Railway employees strike called off

Just in: Railway employees strike called off

By Keshala Dias

20 Oct, 2017 | 4:40 pm

The trade union action that was set to be launched at midnight today, by railway employees, has been called off.

The trade union action was to be carried out demanding salary increments.

President of the Railway Trade Union, Lal Ariyaratne, said this decision was made following discussions held with the Assistant Minister of Transport, this afternoon.

Railway drivers and station masters were to join the trade union action.

Minister of Transport, Nimal Siripala de Silva, expressed his views on the requests of railway trade unions at the parliament today.