University Lecturers strike ends-Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka’s longest lecturer strike(FUTA Strike), which lasted for nearly 100 days, was called off by the university teachers’ union yesterday after crucial discussions led to a government climb-down and capitulation to several union demands. For More Details
Much anticipated, much awaited news of the week, Sri Lanka FUTA Strike has been called off.Sri Lanka’s longest university lecturer’s strike which runs over three months has called off by the FUTA today.
The decision came out after the crucial discussions with the government ended with a positive outcome and governement finally agreed to fulfill FUTA’s several demands.
Federation of University Teachers' Association (FUTA) says that the final decision has taken at the executive committee meeting today held at Open University Sri Lanka.
All arrangements have been made to re commence the academic activites of all universities from Monday October 15
As a result of the three-month strike, universities suspended academic activities for around 90,000 undergraduate students and examinations were affected.
The FUTA union said arrangements had been made to re-commence academic activities at all universities from Monday, and academics have pledged to support the evaluation of university entrance exam papers(A/L) delayed by the strikes for more than two months.
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