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Non-academic staff of State universities on token strike today

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The trade union collective of the non-academic staff members of State universities has decided to launch a two-day token strike over several demands, including a salary hike.

However, the Education Ministry officials pointed out that necessary initiatives have already been taken in accordance with the recommendations of the committee appointed to rectify the salary anomalies of university non-academic staff.

Representative of the University Trade Union Joint Committee Dhammika Priyantha said that the collective has decided to launch a two-day token strike aiming to seek remedies for several issues they are facing.

Accordingly, the strike will be held today (28) and tomorrow.

The University Trade Union Joint Committee urges the relevant authorities to address their issues promptly. Otherwise they are ready to launch a continuous trade union action in the event the respective authorities fail to address their issues within one week, Dhammika Priyantha said. Meanwhile the Education Ministry has submitted a Cabinet memorandum based on the report of the committee appointed, as decided in the discussion held between the university administration, the Higher Education Ministry and the representatives of non-academic staff of universities to eliminate the salary disparity of the non-academic staff of state universities.

At the discussion, attention was drawn to pay 92 percent of the salary anomaly instead of 107 percent.

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