August2018

Railway strike to continue until demands are met

By Maheesha Mudugamuwa Commuters coped with another day of disrupted train services as railway unions insisted they would not back down from the strike until their demands are met. Several railway trade unions launched a strike on Wednesday (07) evening without prior notice against the latest Cabinet decision to suspend[…]

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Govt. to crack down on illegal recruitment agencies

By Maheesha Mudugamuwa The Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE) is “coming down hard” on illegal recruitment agencies for overseas jobs; especially for West Asia, Foreign Employment Deputy Minister Manusha Nanayakkara said. In 2015, 93 cases have been filed and 179 cases were filed in 2016, while in 2017,[…]

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