Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

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
Sri Lankan President says people need to identify politicians who only think of power not the country
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President congratulates President Putin on his election
-- [3 hours ago]
UNHRC adopts Sri Lanka's UPR report
-- [4 hours ago]
SLFP General Secretary personally opposes JO's no-confidence motion against PM
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Finance Minister hopes to promote business climate with new tax system
-- [7 hours ago]
U.S. terminates anti-dumping investigations on rubber products from Sri Lanka
-- [7 hours ago]
Malaysian police rescue two Sri Lankan engineers duped into forced labor
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's delegation to the 37th Session of the UNHRC include three ministers
Arrest warrants issued against MPs Wimal Weerawansa & Jayantha Samaraweera
No UNP MP will support the no-confidence motion against PM - MP

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, 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, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.