WP Chief Minister suspends decision
Western Provincial Council Chief Minister Prasanna Ranathunga has
suspended a decision by the Provincial Council to put all the non
academic staff in the provincial schools, under school assistants
category after considering the views expressed by a section of non
academic school staff, a spokesman to the Western Provincial Council
said. He said the there are about 2000 non academic staff in the schools
comes under the Western Provincial Council at present and school
labourers, sanitary workers, lab assistants and library assistants comes
under this category.
The library assistants and the lab assistants have pointed out that
it will be unfair by them if all these workers put under one category of
service as library assistants and lab assistants come under the same
category with the sanitary workers and labourers.
“Therefore the Chief Minister suspend the decision to put all the
categories of non academic staff under one category until the problem is
fully addressed”, the spokesman added.