Another discussion to resolve postal strike

Another discussion is set to take place between the postmaster general and postal workers who remain on strike for an 11th consecutive day to resolve issues with regard to the recruitment criteria as well as salary anomalies.

Yesterday the postal workers commenced a fast opposite the central mail exchange intensifying their trade union action. Convenor of the Joint Postal Trade Union Collective Chinthaka Bandara noted that the there are over 1.5mn letters and parcels that have piled up at the central exchange.

Bandara also noted that letters to be sent overseas and letters coming in from other countries have also stacked up due to the strike action launched by the postal workers.