Legal advice that FUTA received on 01/07/2012 from Attorney at Law, Mr. M. A. Sumanthiran, on the strike action by the Federation for University Teachers’ Association that commenced on 4th July 2012.
Monthly Archive: July 2012
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Colombo Telegraph, July 27, 2012 By Nirmal Ranjith Dewasiri – Dr. Nirmal Ranjith Dewasiri Federation of University Teachers’ Associations (FUTA) is asking the government to prioritise education and to invest in education. Towards this end FUTA has shown a concrete figure of measurement: the allocation on education as a percentage of GDP. This is a globally accepted measurement and the …
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(The Federation of University Teachers’ Associations responds to the University Grants Commission and the Committee of Vice Chancellors and Directors) FUTA is dismayed by the statements issued by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the CVCD (Committee of Vice Chancellors and Directors) on the trade union action of a continuous strike called by the Federation …
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The only consensus of the meeting was that there is merit in discussing the proposal, the next meeting was scheduled for next week. FUTA A.C.
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The Kelaniya University Teachers’ Union at its SGM held on 11/07/2012 unanimously decided to join the FUTA struggle despite the various disruptive attempts by a couple of individuals who were seeking to be appointed to high administrative positions. The Kelaniya University Teachers’ Union will join the FUTA strike with immediate effect.
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Dear All, FUTA launched the Million Signature Campaign to `Save State Education’. Attached are the preambles in all three languages. The online petition can be accessed by following the link http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/save-sri-lankan-schools-and-universities/ Please pass this link to all Sri Lankans. Sincerely, FUTA-AC, Joint Converners
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The meeting with President’s Secretary Mr. Lalith Weeratunga was cordial and was conducted in a conducive manner. Mr. Weeratunga listened to the FUTA demands and the rationale behind the demands. He promised to study the FUTA demands and consult other stake holders on the FUTA demands at a meeting to be convened on the the …
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