Written by Ramesh Irugalbandara
31 May, 2018 | 11:19 am
Colombo (News1st) – The trade union action launched by employees of the National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) continued today.
Convenor of the NWSDB’s Joint trade union alliance Upali Rathnayake noted that a decision had been taken to refrain from all services from 9 am today to 1 pm.
Members of the NWSDB in the western province launched a 4-hour strike action on Wednesday (May 30th) citing claims that officials were preparing to slash a 25% increase in wages which had been agreed upon.
Upali Rathnayake speaking to News1st said that if officials do not provide a favourable response today, they trade union alliance is prepared to step up it’s actions.
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