Friday, November 29, 2013

Fifteen Health Trade Unions Have Received The Restraining Court Order After Strike Has Concluded

Joint Council Of Nurses-PSM'S And Para Medical Officers which launched the two day island wide strike in government hospitals has today(29) received the restraining court order issued on last Wednesday(27) to prevent their strike action according to co -convener of the joint council Saman Rathnapriya.the leaders of all 15 health trade unions attach to the joint council have received the court order  today two days after Colombo District Court has issued that and several hours after the strike has concluded Ratnapriya has revealed.

The most controversial factor is the restraining court order was given to the leaders of another two health trade unions the Government Family Health Officers (Midwives) Association and All Ceylon Health Services Union as well who did not participated the two day strike he has stressed.

Meanwhile The Joint Council Of Nurses,PSM'S And Para Medical Officers has decided to meet next Wednesday(04th) to discuss the future trade union action to be taken by demanding solutions for six of their service demands.

Second Reading Of The Budget Was Passed With Majority Of Votes

The second reading of the budget proposals 2014 was  passed this evening in Parliament with a majority of 99 the voting 154 Government MP'S voting in favor of the budget while 55 Opposition MP'S voting against it.