By: Isuru Parakrama
Colombo (LNW): A joint protest will be held at Colombo Fort this (04) afternoon, correspondents said.
The protest based on five demands will be organised by representatives of 47 trade unions as the Professional Trade Union Collective.
The protest will be held in front of the Colombo Fort Railway station at noon, according to Prasanna Kalutarage, Chairman of the Sri Lanka Free Employees Association.
The protesters’ demands include the the government’s tax policy, controversial ‘Anti-Terrorism Bill’ and the ongoing oppression of trade unions.
Meanwhile, the Federation of University Teachers’ Association (FUTA) stated that the trade unions will protest against the government’s unfair legislation and actions.