Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Government Hospital Doctors To Launch An Island Wide Strike Prior To The Budget

The Government Hospital Doctors have decided to launch an island wide strike prior to the budget next month by demanding solutions for three service demands related to salary anomalies  of government employees the Government Medical Officers Association(GMOA) has announced today(22).

The media spokesman of   GMOA Dr.Naveen Soyza has said that the General Assembly of GMOA is scheduled to be held in Next Sunday (27) to decide the time frame of the proposed strike.addressing a press briefing held at GMOA Headquarters this noon Dr.Soyza has said that their service demands  including the increasing minimum salary of a Government Employee to Rs.20,000 and increasing salaries of government sector employees by 1:8 ratio .

Although the government has appointed the salary commission  it  has   fail to prepare the salary scales of government employees he has stressed.