It is almost 3 months since the strike action launched by the Federation of University Lecturers Association.
Although discussions were held with all relevant parties, the FUTA has been unable to reach a compromise with most of the discussions ending in a deadlock.
However the FUTA is prepared to peruse its trade union stance until a
solution for the issue is forged.
Deputy Chairman of the FUTA Venerable Dambara Amila Thero expressed the following views to our news team concerning the FUTA's stance.
Convenor of the Patriotic University Teachers’ Alliance Felix Nemsiri meanwhile had this to say regarding the FUTA's stance.
However united National Party Parliamentarian Dr. Jayalath Jayawardhana noted that his party was ready to assist the FUTA in reaching its goals.
Propaganda Secretary of the JVP Parliamentarian Vijitha Herath expressing his views to our news team went on to say that the JVP was completely ready to assist the FUTA's foot walk which has been scheduled for the 24th of this month.
Deputy Minister of Higher Education Nandimithra Ekanayeke had this to say concerning the FUTA's non-relinquishment of its trade union stance.