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Mahawa SLTB depot employees launch strike

2013 Dec 04

A group of employees attached to the Sri Lanka Transport Board’s Mahawa depot engaged in a protest on Tuesday.  The protestors demanded that they be paid their due salaries for the lest several months.

Kurunegala district representatives of the SLTB arrived in Mahawa on Tuesday to look into the strike action and the protest launched by the Mahawa depot employees.  According to our correspondent, the discussions between the district manager of the SLTB and the protestors were proved futile.

 Later the group engaged in their protest obstructing traffic on the road.  The strike action of the SLTB employees of Mahawa was launched on Monday.

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