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Wednesday, 26 September 2012 - 18:52
A warning from the university non academic staff
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The university non academic staff joint trade union committee states that they would have to take serious action in the future if the agreement that was signed to resolve the non academic staff's salary discrepancies is not put into action.

Following a meeting convened today in Colombo, they have decided to give the labour commissioner time till the 4th of next month to put the agreement into action.

The chairman of the committee R. M. Chandrapala stated that if the agreement is not put into action by then, they would not have any choice but to engage in trade union action again.

Meanwhile the walk which began from Galle organized by the Federation of University Teachers Association has reached Kalutara.

The walk organized by the Inter University Students' Federation which began from Peradeniya is approaching the town of Nittambuwa.

Speaking at a press conference held in Colombo today, former parliamentarian JVP member K. D. Lal Kantha stated that the struggle of the university lecturers is justified even if it was launched with political motives.

Meanwhile, the National movement for Educational Reforms had convened a press conference today in Colombo.

Speaking at the press conference, the national organizer of the movement Mahendra Perera stated that although it was the students who created issues in Universities in the past, now it is the lecturers that are causing issues.

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