The trade union action begun on the 7th by the trade unions of Labour Officers of the Department of Labour still continues and the JVP has taken measures to request for an adjournment debate in Parliament on the 20th regarding the issues of Labour Officers that have made them take trade union action.
Their demand is to restructure Labour Commissioners’ offices to meet services for the people and compiling a constitution that would enhance their services. However, the government has not paid any attention to their trade union action complain trade unions.
Meanwhile, a group of labour officers engaged in the trade union action met the Leader of the JVP Anura Dissanayaka to discuss about their issue.
The President of National Trade Union Center (NTUC) JVP Political Bureau Member K,D. Lal Kantha has been apprised regarding the issues of Labour Officers and a discussion regarding the issue had been held between JVP Leader Anura Dissanayaka and its Information Secretary Vijitha Herath as well.
As such, it has been decided to ask for an adjournment debate in Parliament in connection with the issue. Mr. Vijitha Herath would take steps to ask for the adjournment debate.