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Govt. to increase daily wage of estate workers to Rs. 1000

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The Cabinet today approved to take necessary steps to increase the daily wage of estate workers to Rs. 1000.

The budget proposals presented to the Parliament in November 2020 suggested a daily wage of Rs. 1,000/- for the estate sector. 

Although several rounds of discussions were held with the parties signed the "Estate employee salaries collective agreement 2019 - 2021", one party; Ceylon Employers' Association representing the estate owners' association who is one party of the collective agreement has proposed to increase the daily wage up to Rs. 920/-.

Accordingly, the Cabinet of Ministers approved the resolution presented by the Minister of Labour for taking necessary steps to increase the employee wages of the estate sector up to Rs. 1,000/- across wages control boards so that the budget proposal could be implemented.


  Comments - 2

  • Ramiah Tuesday, 26 January 2021 01:12 PM

    OK, how long will this take?

    Kadiya Wednesday, 27 January 2021 07:04 AM

    Parana record eka patte gahanawa!!!

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