Health unions to strike on 20 June


Fifteen trade unions affiliated to the health sector have decided to resort to massive protest action, demanding solutions to the worsening fuel crisis and several other issues, commencing tomorrow (20).

General Secretary of the All Ceylon Medical Officers’ Association (ACMOA), Dr. Jayantha Bandara said all health sector workers will engage in a massive protest opposite all hospitals islandwide from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. on this date.

He warned that if the Government fails to address the issues raised by them expeditiously, they will resort to continued strike action.

By Anurada Herath