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* Education sector trade unions in Sri Lanka threaten to strike in the new school term
Mon, Aug 27, 2012, 10:01 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 27, Colombo: A trade union affiliated to Sri Lanka's education sector says that school principals and teachers are mooting to launch a trade union action next month to win their demands.

The Ceylon Teachers' Union (CTU) says the principals and teachers have threatened to strike in the new school term that commences next month to win 13 demands.

General Secretary of the CTU Joseph Stalin has said that five teacher trade unions with 215,000 teachers and four unions of principals with a membership of 10,000 are to engage in this joint trade union action.

He has explained that some of the demands of the teachers and principals are to resolve the salary anomalies, cancel decisions taken by the Education Department in illegal teacher transfers, promotions and several others.

According to Stalin, any move by either the Education Ministry or the Ministry to prevent the teachers and principals from struggling to win their demands would result in teachers boycotting the supervision of the GCE Ordinary Level Examination.



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