Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 13 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lankan teachers also demand salary increments now
Tue, Oct 2, 2012, 07:27 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 02, Colombo: School teachers in Sri Lanka have also demanded an increase in their salaries following the government's announcement that salaries of university lecturers have deen raised effective October 1.

The Association of Education Professionals (AEP) says that the teachers also need to be granted a salary increase if the university lecturers are granted an increase.

Head of the Association, Wasantha Dharmasiri has said that a government minister had made a comment that teachers would also ask for a salary hike if university lecturers were granted one.

He has added that the government needs to pay attention to the needs of the school teachers as well since the government has ignored the school teachers who have been agitating for a salary increment.

According to Dharmasiri, teachers get only around Rs 15,000-20,000 as a monthly salary while lecturers get over Rs 100,000.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
World Bank South Asia Region Vice President arrives in Sri Lanka
-- [4 hours ago]
'Those who have skeletons in closets are scared of OMP' - JVP
-- [5 hours ago]
SLFP will not contest under swan symbol -Minister
-- [5 hours ago]
Gazette notification reducing prices of pharmaceuticals by Aug 31
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Navy arrests man transporting 50 kg of Kerala Cannabis
-- [7 hours ago]
Indian Minister's cancelled visit to Sri Lanka not linked to ETCA
-- [8 hours ago]
U.S. Navy submarine tender to arrive in Sri Lanka tomorrow
-- [8 hours ago]
Two Sri Lankan students participate in the CERN Summer Student Programme for the first time
Commercial Bank declared the 'Strongest Bank' in Sri Lanka
LeJ terrorists involved in the attack on Sri Lanka cricket team killed

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.