CoA permits to proceed with petition challenging daily wage increase

CoA permits to proceed with petition challenging daily wage increase

CoA permits to proceed with petition challenging daily wage increase

Written by Zulfick Farzan

05 Apr, 2021 | 3:09 pm

Colombo (News 1st); The Court of Appeal on Monday (05) permitted to take up for examination the writ application filed by 20 Plantation Companies challenging the government-issue gazette on increasing the daily wage of plantation workers to Rs. 1000/-.

Arguments will commence from the 05th of May, ruled the Court of Appeal.

In addition, the Court of Appeal permitted the petitioners to issue notice on the respondents mentioned in the writ application, which was called up in the presence of Court of Appeal President Arjuna Obeysekera and Justice Mayadunne Corea.

Labour Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva, Labour Commissioner, The Chairman, and members of the Wages Board for the Rubber Growing and Raw Rubber Manufacturing Trade among others were named as the respondents in the application.

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