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Patience ends on Friday “ FUTA

2014 Jul 09

Stern trade union action would have to be taken from next Friday if the government doesn’t pay necessary attention to their demands states the Federation of University Teachers’ Associations (FUTA).

The one month period given for the government to fulfill 6 demands of the FUTA including removing all conditions for research allowances, increasing the basic salary on a par with the research allowance, appointing a special presidential commission to monitor amendments to higher education and establishing university independence and totally giving up privatization of education ends on Thursday says the President of FUTA Chandraguptha Thenuwara.

The Executive Committee of FUTA will meet on Friday and a decision would be taken said the President of FUTA adding that it is the responsibility of university teachers to conserve rights of university students.

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