Notification | Wages board ordinance – Tea growing and manufacturing trade

Tea growing and manufacturing trade which is operative from 1944 up to date has not been up dated during its 73 years. Therefore, it has been decided to amend the application of the trade and worker activities mentioned in the description of the trade in part A of the wages board decision

Accordingly, it has become necessary,

  1. To define the application of the trade widely, and
  2. To identify worker activities which have not yet included in the wages board although presently existing in the trade,

In order to incorporate them to the wages board and enacted thereafter.

            Therefore, if the workers in this trade are presently engaging in new field activities and if they belong to new worker categories, please send us your views and proposals in that regard before 15.10.2017 to the below mentioned address or E - mail address.


Postal address:

Commissioner of Labour (Labour Standards)

Labour Department,

Labour secretariat,

Colombo 05.


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Fax: 011 2368094


Telephone number:  011 2368094

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 September 2017 08:04