Lecturers of Rumbek University lay down tools
The lecturers at the Rumbek University of Science and Technology have laid down the tools demanding four months’ salaries and air ticket allowances.
The Acting the Chairperson of Rumbek University of Science and Technology Academic Staff Association, Khot Manyuon Thuc, said they conducted a general assembly meeting on Sunday and resolved to lay down their tools.
According to him, the lecturers are demanding their salary arrears for June, October, November, December 2023 and January 2024.
Also, the air ticket allowances from 2019 to 2023.
The academic staff of Rumbek of the University of Science and Technology declared an indefinite industrial action starting February 13, 2024, due to what they called a failure of the national Ministry of Finance and Planning to pay all their salary arrears.