Strike strands 6,000 containers in port, push up food prices

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RPCs reject fresh revisions to new Collective Agreement 2019-02-09 [The Financial Times]

Strike strands 6,000 containers in port, push up food prices 2019-02-07 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Estate worker's daily wage increased by Rs 200, to Rs 700 2019-01-27 [The Sunday Times]

Tea estate workers strike again demanding Rs. 1000 daily wage 2019-01-27 [The Colombo Page]

Estate workers on strike again 2019-01-23 [Aadaderana]

Sri Lanka Garment Workers Stand Up for Rights For more info 2019-01-22 [Solidarity Center]

Rubber glove workers in Sri Lanka protest unjust terminations 2019-01-19 [IndustriALL]

Rubber glove workers in Sri Lanka protest unjust terminations 2019-01-18 [IndustriALL]

Plantation workers’ wage issue : Talks on Collective Agreement to resume 2019-01-06 [The Observer]

Plantations ring in New Year with ray of hope 2019-01-01 [The Financial Times]

Hunger strike suspended 2018-12-23 [The Observer]

CWC workers extend strike to third week 2018-12-18 [The Financial Times]

Political group threatens Sri Lanka’s state-owned media 2018-12-18 [IFJ]

Planters claim death threats, refuse direct negotiations with unions 2018-12-12 [The Daily Front Page]

Estate sector workers to end strike from today after President's intervention 2018-12-12 [The Colombo Page]

Estate Workers continue strike for the 5th day; Conflicts among Trade Unions 2018-12-08 [Hiru]

Plantation worker strike over higher wages continues 2018-12-06 [The Financial Times]

A s estate workers strike, the operation of tea factories impacted 2018-12-04 [Hiru]

Press freedom and journalist safety under threat 2018-11-23 [IFJ]

Concerns for media safety in Sri Lanka amid political crisis 2018-10-31 [IFJ]

Foreign journalist intimidated over report 2018-10-25 [IFJ]

Stop union busting at world’s biggest hanger company 2018-08-30 [IndustriALL]

Railway workers suspend strike scheduled for tomorrow 2018-08-28 [The Times]

Special Public Sector Salaries Commission holds maiden meeting 2018-08-27 [The Times]

Railway unions' plan to launch a strike is not justifiable - Minister 2018-08-26 [The Colombo Page]

President appoints special commission to settle public sector salary anomalies 2018-08-22 [The Times]

Train fare hike to pacify Railway workers 2018-08-20 [The Times]

Heavy fines in play despite bus driver agitation 2018-08-19 [The Times]

Mixed results for bus strike 2018-08-17 [The Financial Times]

Bus strike continues 2018-08-17 [Daily Mirror]

A bus union to launch a strike from midnight 2018-08-15 [Hiru]

Trade unions stirred by proposed EPF reforms 2018-08-12 [The Sunday Times]

Railway strike causes losses over Rs. 70mn 2018-08-12 [News First]

Mangala resolute against strikers 2018-08-11 [The Financial Times]

Railway strike : Unions adamant to continue strike 2018-08-11 [Hiru]

Transport sector faces crisis as train strike continues into third day 2018-08-10 [China.org]

Patients stranded as Government docs strike over allowances, FTA 2018-08-05 [The Observer]

Women are quitting their jobs due to low wages and other factors 2018-08-03 [La Croix]

Railway technical workers to commence a work to rule at midnight 2018-07-22 [Adarana]

Railways workers to strike from midnight Sunday 2018-07-22 [The Colombo Page]

Plantation workers want more 2018-07-15 [The Sunday Times]

Unions urge worker representatives to manage EPF investments 2018-07-15 [The Sunday Times]

July warming up for strike action 2018-07-15 [The Sunday Times]

Sri Lankan lawmakers intimidating journalists over NYT article 2018-07-05 [IFJ]

Postal trade unions warn of trade union action again 2018-07-03 [The Colombo Page]

Mail services back to normal, but postal unions deliver fresh warning 2018-07-01 [The Sunday Times]

Postal workers call off the Work to Rule campaign 2018-06-29 [News First]

Postal strike enters day 15 2018-06-26 [News First]

Malwatte Mahanayake Thera speaks against continuing trade union actions 2018-06-25 [The Colombo Page]

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This month in labour history

3-02-1998 600,000 Sri Lankan plantation workers begin a wage strike bringing the economy to a halt. [more]

13-02-1998 After 10 days on strike 600,000 plantation workers win a wage increase and return to work. [more]