Category Archives: Tea

Salary dispute in tea estate Workers’ demands discarded like tea stains

Source Tea workers’ salaries are revised once in two years. The two-year Collective Agreement (CA) between Regional Plantation Companies (RPCs) and trade unions was to be renewed on October 15, 2018. The new agreement which was signed almost two weeks … Continue reading

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Tea Market Report : May 28-30, 2018

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Killing the goose that lays the golden eggs: Neglecting the country’s highest export earner

By Nimal Sanderatne Tea has been Sri Lanka’s highest export earner from the latter part of the nineteenth century and is still the country’s highest domestic value added export earner. Despite the paramount importance of tea for the economy, the … Continue reading

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