The 14th Annual Convention of the Lanka Electricity Board Employees’ Union under the theme “Build People’s Power in 2020 to win CEB Employees’ Rights” was held at the National Youth Services Council Hall at Maharagama. A large number of members of the Union from power stations, sites, offices from all districts including the Northern and Eastern districts participated.
The President of National Trade Union Center (NTUC) K.D. Lal Kantha, the General Secretary of Lanka Electricity Board Employees’ Union Ranjab Jayalal and many trade union leader s were present.
Several resolutions to oppose the attempt to privatize the CEB, the government policy of selling state institutions were adopted and it was unanimously agreed to strengthen the salary struggle being carried out and to launch stern trade union action against the government’s moves that exploit masses, specially the working masses.