The National Trade Union Center (NTUC) today (4) signed the budget proposal calling for a Rs. 8,000 salary increase for the working community in the country and is to be handed over to the government on Wednesday (6).
The decision to submit the demand for a Rs. 8,000 salary increase for the workers as a proposal to be included in the 2011 budget was decided by the Joint Trade Unions Forum convened by the NTUC.
NTUC Head and JVP politburo member, K.D. Lalkantha said the NTUC leaders signed the proposal for a salary increase today at the Center’s headquarters in Narahenpita, Colombo.
He said the proposal would be sent to the work places for all trade union representatives to sign it before handing it over to the government on the 6th.