Major Trade unions to launch strike on April 28

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Strikes in Sri Lanka
Strikes in Sri Lanka

The collective of trade unions say they will launch a 24-hour token strike campaign across Sri Lanka on April 28. The collective have organized a massive strike by all the trade unions, including Ports, Railways, Banks , Teachers and all the semi-government services. Accordingly, thousands of people islandwide will join the struggle.

A collective of trade unions to launch a 24-strike on April 28 demanding entire Government including the President and Prime Minister should resign promptly. The Ceylon Teachers’ Union says they will join the protest campaign on April 28. Meanwhile, Railway Trade Union Alliance (RTUA) says they will launch 24-hour trade union action in solidarity to the people’s struggle.

Sri Lanka suffers its worst ever economic crisis, waves of protests and mass uprisings have sent shock waves through the government and thrown the country into a deep political crisis. Youths from across Sri Lanka are gathering in Colombo Galle Face Green and continuously camp protesting 18-days demands President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to step down.  (LankaXpress.com)

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