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Train strike to continue today; unions claim no solution provided yet

The train strike launched by several trade unions will continue today (01) as well over demands including a solution for salary anomalies.

Railway trade unions said the strike action will be continued since an acceptable decision was not taken yesterday (30) during a discussion held with Cabinet sub-committee on salary anomalies.

Speaking to RepublicNext, Locomotive Engine Operators’ Union (LEOU) Secretary Indika Dodangoda said that the unions will continue the strike till the Cabinet arrives at a fair solution for the salary anomalies.

Minister Dr. Harsha de Silva, however, tweeted that the talks were successful, expressing hope that the strikes should now come to an end.

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