Public Resources and Human Rights Protection Centre, the biggest Trade Union collective has decided to hold the May Day, despite the governments ban as scheduled. This PRHRPC comprise of more than 20 major trade unions…Read More PRHRPC to hold the May Day despite the ban
English Translation 16th April 2021 MEDIA RELEASE To all electronic, print and web media. Director of News/News Editor Request to the Supreme Court for a referendum on the “Colombo Port City Commission Bill” We the…Read More Request to the Supreme Court for a referendum on the “Colombo Port City Commission Bill”
Proposed token strike to be launched today (22nd) in state banks by the Ceylon Bank Employees’ Union (CBU) on has been called off due to the Ministry of Finance taking action to resolve the demands,…Read More Government backs down over bank strike threats!
Sri Lankan Unions Demand Respect for Workers Rights from Brandix and World Bank on Six Month Anniversary of COVID-19 Outbreak Six Month Anniversary of COVID-19 Outbreak at Brandix Minuwangoda Six months ago this week, by…Read More Sri Lankan Unions Demand Respect for Workers Rights from Brandix and World Bank!
APRIL 9, 2021 BY AAZAM AMEEN The alleged arrest and assault of Journalist Malika Abeykoon on Wednesday (07) drew international condemnation with media rights group Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calling for his immediate release. “RSF strongly…Read More SF condemns alleged assault on journalist, calls for his release
Your Excellency the President And Hon. Prime Minister, three months’ time for public consultations This is to inform you, we as a responsible trade union are seriously concerned over the cabinet decision and the gazette titled…Read More Request for Colombo Port City Economic Commission gazette to be allowed
MINOLI DE SOYSA Trapped between unscrupulous microfinance companies and duplicitous governments, Sri Lanka’s rural women farmers are drowning in debt. Over 200 have committed suicide, some with their young children; families have been wrecked and…Read More Drowning in Debt, Women Farmers Take a Firm Stand
Click Below to View Video https://www.facebook.com/Roar.SriLanka/videos/3933234150045142 For many women in Sri Lanka, small loans can have a big impact. That is the sole purpose of microfinance loans – to provide affordable financial assistance to those…Read More Trigger Warning: Mentions of suicide
An attempt made by the Maradana Police today to arrest the General Secretary of the United Health Workers Union Ven. Tampitiye Sugathananda Thero has been foiled by health workers. Health workers today organized a protest…Read More An attempt to arrest Ven. Tampitiye Sugathananda Thero is thwarted. Malika Abeykoon arrested…