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Government arrests protest leader Joseph Stalin [The Guardian] 2022-08-04

UNI Asia & Pacific condemns attack on peaceful demonstrators [UNI] 2022-07-27

Unions demand constitutional reforms [IndustriALL] 2022-07-23

“Pay Your Workers” $24 m the apparel industry owes [The Times] 2021-04-18

Manpower Plunder: The Plight of SLT's Contract Workers [Ground View] 2017-03-16

CEB strike continues as talks fail: Workers' Union [The Daily Mirror] 2017-09-19

CEB Workers' Union on indefinite strike from Sept.13 [The Daily Mirror] 2017-09-08

Why are Sri Lanka's Free Trade Zone Unions unable to fight for better working conditions? [The Financial Post] 2021-03-19

ITUC and local affiliates spearhead initiative to protect migrant workers' rights [DailyFT] 2020-12-15

GMOA opposed to nurses' strike [The Nation] 2021-07-07


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Today's labour news

Government arrests protest leader Joseph Stalin 2022-08-04 [The Guardian]

CEB engineers union issues warning 2022-07-28 [The Island]

UNI Asia & Pacific condemns attack on peaceful demonstrators 2022-07-27 [UNI]

Sri Lanka: Train station masters 48 hour trade union action 2022-07-23 [Columbo Page]

Security forces attack journalists and unarmed protestors 2022-07-23 [IFJ]

Unions demand constitutional reforms 2022-07-23 [IndustriALL]

Protesters force state-run broadcaster off-air 2022-07-20 [IFJ]

CPC puts up fr sale 500 more gas stations, complains Petroleum General Employees Union 2022-07-16 [The Island]

Journalists attacked during protest coverage 2022-07-11 [IFJ]

Move to set up smoke-free zones: PHI union says member engaged in project harassed ; Ministry says action in line with establishment code 2022-07-08 [The Island]

Rulers and unionists from Hell 2022-07-03 [The Island]

Doctors, bankers protest 'impossible situation' as Sri Lanka runs out of fuel 2022-06-30 []

CEBEU guns for ex-chairman Fernando 2022-06-26 [The Island]

Health trade unions to launch hourly protests 2022-06-19 [The Island]

Eyewitness from Sri Lanka: Popular protest, state repression and trade union solidarity 2022-06-17 [Green Left Weekly]

Sri Lanka gives public workers extra day off to grow food 2022-06-15 [Reuters]

Sri Lanka gives government workers extra day off a week 2022-06-15 [BBC]

Workers resistance in the Sri Lanka protests 2022-06-11 [AICCTU]

CEBEU to go ahead with union action 2022-06-10 [The Island]

'Coming two months will be tough' - Health minister tells unionists 2022-06-02 [The Island]

Unions predict the end of energy sovereignty 2022-06-01 [The Island]

Road map for Sri Lanka 2022-05-21 [ITUC]

Sri Lanka: unions fight for peace and democracy 2022-05-11 [IndustriALL]

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka declares emergency after crippling strike 2022-05-10 [Economic Times]

Trade unions to launch countrywide protests 2022-05-10 [The Island]

‘It's difficult to even have one meal' 2022-05-07 [So China Morning Post]

State of emergency declared in Sri Lanka as strike halts country 2022-05-07 [Al-Jazeerah]

Sri Lanka crippled by strike by trade unions demanding the resignation of Rajapaksa government 2022-05-06 [Economic Times]

National strike in Sri Lanka to demand government step down 2022-05-06 [ENCA]

Railways, transport workers to join nationwide strike 2022-05-06 [The Print]

No channeling of specialist docs on Friday as they are supporting hartal 2022-05-05 [The Island]

UNI affiliates join historic general strike 2022-05-02 [UNI]

May Day in the middle of a protest upheaval 2022-05-01 [The Island]

'First in four decades': Why Sri Lanka general strike matters 2022-05-01 [Al-Jazeerah]

With pan-island strike, trade union gives ultimatum to Sri Lanka govt to quit 2022-04-28 [National Herald]

Phots: Sri Lanka trade unions strike asking president to resign 2022-04-28 [Al-Jazeerah]

Teachers, bank workers join mass walkout over economic crisis 2022-04-28 [Saltwire]

Workers to go on strike to pressure government to resign 2022-04-28 [FPJ]

Severe economic crisis in Sri Lanka 2022-04-26 [All India Central Council of Trade Unions]

Collective of unions to hold national day of protest on Wednesday 2022-04-18 [The Island]

UNI Apro Statement on the Situation of Sri Lanka 2022-04-16 [UNI]

Sri Lanka doctors warn of 'catastrophie' as medicine run low 2022-04-14 [Al-Jazeerah]

Sri Lankans set up protest camp, vow to stay till Rajapaksa quits 2022-04-14 [Al-Jazeerah]

Sri Lankan healthcare system hit hard by economic crisis 2022-04-12 [Radio New Zealand International]

Unionist asks why long queues at filling stations when CPC has large fuel stocks 2022-04-09 [The Island]

Sri Lanka union workers protest amid economic crisis 2022-04-08 [YahooNews]

Sri Lanka crisis: Bank employees' union protests demanding restructuring of state banks 2022-04-08 [Youtube]

Cbeu-hsbc Members Step up Solidarity Actions Against Hardheaded Management 2022-04-05 [UNI Global Union]

Several journalists assaulted and detained during Mirihana protests 2022-04-05 [IFJ]

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