Sri Lanka’s government employees to protest demanding Rs. 20,000 salary hike

Government office in Sri Lanka

A nationwide protest campaign is scheduled to be launched today (November 27) at lunchtime to force the government to grant a minimum Rs. 20,000 salary hike or allowance for government employees.

This was revealed by the State and Provincial Public Service Unions Association.

The union also objects to the proposal in the budget to take 8% of the government employee’s salary for Widows’ and Orphans’ pensions.