We’re prepared to confront any situation – Dr. Nirmal Ranjith Devasiri

FUTA has decided not to agree to the voluntary arbitration process proposed by the Commissioner of Labour to solve the continuous strike launched by university teachers.

Speaking to the media the President of FUTA Dr. Nirmal Ranjith Devasiri said the executive committee of FUTA that met took the decision.

Speaking further Dr. Nirmal Ranjith Devasiri said, “We were given a letter with the signature of the Commissioner of Labour. It asked us to appoint a representative for the arbitration process. The Executive Committee of FUTA met and decided not to join this process and if the Commissioner of Labour moves for any compulsory arbitration process due to our refusal to reject that too. Also, we decided to vehemently reject any attempt to force us to work. Hence, we would never agree to an arbitration process. The university teachers are prepared to meet any situation that would arise.”

Related news:

Ragama too joins dons’ struggle

University teachers are rogues & hoodlums says SB

University teachers banned from entering university hall

We’ll never be cowed down – Dr. Nirmal Devasiri

Special discussion ended without agreement

University teachers taken on a merry-go-round

Cannot allocate 6% for education – Keheliya

Cabinet approval is a fraud, strike will continue until all demands are met – FUTA

Govt. obstructs ‘Save State Education’ rally

‘Save State Education’

Whither higher education?

SB’s request rejected

FUTA supports students’ struggle

University dons withdraw from teaching in week-end courses

Kelaniya teachers’ union president betrayed the struggle for VC post

Ruhuna university medical faculty join FUTA struggle

FUTA strike successfully continues

Add comment


Security code
Refresh