This afternoon the 50 Employees of Central Buses Limited have agreed to resume work tomorrow after a meeting with the Bus Managers, the workers and the the Transport Workers Union-General Secretary-Kamlesh Kumar.
The company Directors had requested the workers to write a letter regarding the reason they walked out this morning by 5 this afternoon.
Kumar has confirmed they will return to work as the letter for their reason of walk out has been given to the Bus Managers.
Earlier this morning, about 50 Central Transport Limited Employees held a Protest outside their Vatuwaqa Depot this morning – affecting many residents in Vatuwaqa, Samabula, Ganji Road, and Toorak, who were on their way to school and work.
About 35 drivers and 15 Mechanics are upset about their salary Arrangements, after their Requests to their Directors – fell on deaf ears.
Spokesperson for the workers-Ilaisa Tiko says all the workers have agreed to go back to work tomorrow but it will be up to the Bus Company if the workers will be terminated or not.
A few of the Central buses were seen servicing their normal routes this afternoon.
Meanwhile Land Transport Authority has called upon Central Transport bus company to get their drivers back at work to provide services to customers who have been adversely affected as a result of the strike by their drivers this morning.
LTA says the bus company is in breach of operating license and they urge the company to get their drivers back quickly to restore services to its customers.