Wed, 06 Jul 2022 Today's Paper

Legal action if salaries not paid

19 May 2011 06:05 am - 9     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

Federation of University Teachers Association (FUTA) said that they will resort to action against the University Grants Commission (UGC) if the due salaries for May are not paid to the academics.

FUTA President Dr. Ranjith Nirmal Dewasiri told Daily Mirror Online that the UGC has no legal grounds to instruct the Vice Chancellors not to pay the due salaries for May since all the academics have carried out their duties as lecturers. “The academics are not on strike; we have only resigned from the voluntary administrative positions. We have been given appointments as lecturers and our duties entitled for the relevant positions have been carried out,” he added.

Speaking further Dr. Dewasiri stated that the accusations of the UGC are baseless and added that the academics have every right to obtain their pay for the month of May. (Lakna Paranamanna)
Order Gifts to Sri Lanka. See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Vegetables, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

Sell your vehicle & house fast with hitad.lk only cost is Rs.400, Advertise in Hitad.lk for free to sell your mobile phone. Want to sell your Pet, Advertise for Free in hitad.lk Search for Houses in Sri Lanka and find the best place through Hitad.lk find your best tuition place. Find the best partner for you, visit hitad.lk Find anything at any time hitad.lk.

  Comments - 9

Order Gifts to Sri Lanka. See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Vegetables, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

Sell your vehicle & house fast with hitad.lk only cost is Rs.400, Advertise in Hitad.lk for free to sell your mobile phone. Want to sell your Pet, Advertise for Free in hitad.lk Search for Houses in Sri Lanka and find the best place through Hitad.lk find your best tuition place. Find the best partner for you, visit hitad.lk Find anything at any time hitad.lk.

  • ----Nimal----- Thursday, 19 May 2011 02:11 PM

    exactly... you may not surprised to hear that allowance is only around Rs. 1000/=

    Konde Bendapuchhena Thursday, 19 May 2011 08:00 AM

    for god sake solve this problem soon our children is suffer a lot

    pupil Thursday, 19 May 2011 02:40 PM

    they were asked to give 3 months notice, but resigned suddenly disrupting the whole university.

    Puncha Thursday, 19 May 2011 08:18 AM

    They are not on strike. They just have resigned from voluntary positions. If there is any allowance paid for those voluntary services, government can deduct that from their salary.

    Dushan Thursday, 19 May 2011 08:27 AM

    University lecturers are not on strike. UGC tries their maximum to misguide the public by providing false information. What lecturers have done is resigning from their voluntary positions. So, how can the UGC instruct universities to stop paying salaries?

    Wijendra Thursday, 19 May 2011 11:01 AM

    Pay them their regular salaries but not for their alloownces for resigned positions

    Calistus Jayatilleke Thursday, 19 May 2011 11:08 AM

    All what they did was to withdraw from voluntary positions but since they carried on their duties as lecturers for which they are entitled to a salary.

    1shot Thursday, 19 May 2011 06:28 AM

    how can they get paid when they r on strike.cant have d best of both!

    historian Thursday, 19 May 2011 11:48 AM

    whatever it is they are on strike.It is the duty of the government to take measures to solve this problem without wasting the future of thousands of young undergrads who are willing to bring in changes.
    It is fare to ask for a salary increase because these doctors spend 30+ years studying and they spend huge % of there life for the betterment of this country in various ways...


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




Order Gifts to Sri Lanka. See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Vegetables, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

Sell your vehicle & house fast with hitad.lk only cost is Rs.400, Advertise in Hitad.lk for free to sell your mobile phone. Want to sell your Pet, Advertise for Free in hitad.lk Search for Houses in Sri Lanka and find the best place through Hitad.lk find your best tuition place. Find the best partner for you, visit hitad.lk Find anything at any time hitad.lk.


Lesson for Lanka from Ecuador’s crises, its relations with US and China

In faraway Ecuador, a crisis similar to the one Sri Lanka is facing, is threa

Some mill owners sell imported rice under local brands - Dudley Sirisena

President of Rice Millers’ Association and Chairman of Araliya Group Dudley

Spotlight on losses associated with so called development projects

Many of the projects aimed at developing the country have only become a burde

Fresh Approaches in Safeguarding the Environment

“Every citizen has a constitutional duty and obligation to protect the envi