Addressing the press conference, Co-convener of Federation of Health Professionals (FHP) Saman Rathnapriya said that they do not have other option than a strike for health sector workers who belongs to Federation of Health Professionals.
“We discussed our problems such as salary and over tome payments with Salary Commission and no solution for our demands. Government is not ready to fulfill our demands. Therefore we already declared an island wide token strike on November 22, 2017.” Said Rathnapriya at the press conference organized by Federation of Health Professionals held at the auditorium at the Government Nursing Officers’ Association in Colombo.
According to Rathnapriya eighteen health sector unions which attached to the FHP will join for the strike.
Reporting Lawrence Ferdinando