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* Striking university non-academic staff end strike
Thu, Apr 12, 2018, 08:53 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 12, Colombo: The striking non-academic staff of all the universities of Sri Lanka have decided to call off the nearly two-month long strike after the government issued an ultimatum yesterday.

Co-Chairman of Universities Trade Union Joint Committee Edward Malwatte said all the members will be informed that the strike launched on February 28 was over.

The union leader said that following the discussions with the Higher Education Minister it has been agreed to provide solutions to most of their demands including a raise in salaries

Accordingly, the non-academic staff of all universities will report for work from the 17th of this month.

The Ministry of Higher Education Wednesday ordered all the striking non-academic staff of all the universities of Sri Lanka to report to work on or before April 17.

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