University non-academic staff strike to be called off today if demands are met

University non-academic staff strike to be called off today if demands are met

University non-academic staff strike to be called off today if demands are met

Written by Keshala Dias

03 Apr, 2018 | 9:19 am

COLOMBO (News 1st) – According to discussions held yesterday (April 2), strike actions launched by university non-academic staff will be called off if the demands are fulfilled through the issuance of a circular today (April 3), the University Joint Trade Union Committee says.

It’s Joint Chairman, Edward Malwattage, said the above decision was reached subsequent to a committee discussion yesterday (April 2).

However, the strike action will continue until the circular is issued.

He further noted, an agreement was reached for a favourable solution based on discussions held between non-academic staff, Minister Kabir Hashim, Chairman of the University Grants Commission and the Secretary to the Ministry of Higher Education.


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