The university non-academic workers unions had held a discussion with the subject minister Kabir Hashim yesterday and reached certain agreements.
However, the university non-academic staff unions collective said that with regard to the increase of salaries and allowances and several other demands, they would continue the strike action until a circular is issued based on the discussion they had with the minister.
The union’s co-president Edward Malwattage said if the circular is issued today (03) they would end the strike tomorrow (04).
Due to the university non-academic staff strike, all daily operations of the universities, including examinations have been affected, while the student unions had staged a protest recently demanding the opening of the universities.
They held a protest yesterday, based on several demands including the issue pertaining to the current system of salary increments.