Failure to find a solution to the matter will even make me leave my ministerial position, he told the media yesterday (25).
Since it has always been the UNP that has supported estate workers, the government has a responsibility to ensure them an increase in their wage, he said.
According to him, estate employers are earning profits and can easily increase the wage to Rs. 1,000.
If nothing positive happens, he warned of a major strike that has not been seen so far.