Aug 05, 2021

Pregnant, public sector employees to be allowed to work from home

Measures are being taken to allow pregnant, public sector employees to work from home, State Minister (Prof) Channa Jayasumana said.

Speaking in Parliament on today (05), he said that this has received the assent of the Ministry of Public Administration and the relevant circular will be issued.

He also said that during a meeting held this morning under the auspices of the Finance minister, it has also been agreed to introduce two shifts per week for public servants.

It has also been considered to appoint a authoritative individual to oversee whether health regulations are followed in state institutions.