Solutions to the issues of university lecturers have to be addressed at the forthcoming budget states the Federation of the University Teachers’ Association (FUTA). Issues of university lecturers including their salary issues have not been solved despite promises by the government points out FUTA.
FUTA carried out agitations and various moves demanding he government to solve their issues but so far they have fallen on deaf ears complain university lecturers. Even solutions that were provided are temporary measures pointed out FUTA Spokesman Dr. Mahim Mendis.
He said stern trade union action would have to be taken if university lecturers are neglected in the coming budget. Recently, Inter University Employees’ Federation complained that the UGC was intentionally delaying the presenting of the report regarding the removal of salary anomalies of non-academic staff of universities in Sri Lanka.