State Attorneys threaten strike


The association has blamed the Finance Ministry, Attorney General’s Department and the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC) for not implementing the directive of the National Labour Commission (NLC) for improved conditions of service which include the provision of vehicles, consistent salaries, Pension schemes and logistical support.

According to the association, they would be compelled to disturb the labour environment with an industrial action if their demands are not met.

Court cases being handled by state attorneys will suffer delays if the issue is not resolved by October 19.


It may be recalled that circuit court and magistrate judges nationwide warned of a possible strike if government failed to implement the approved 10 percent salary increase for judges.

Read the reliefs being sought by State Attorneys below:1. Payments of correct harmonized salaries to state attorneys.2. Sustainable pension scheme3. Free official vehicles4. Research allowance5. Housing facilities or allowance6. Free healthcare7. Payment of outstanding leap, clothing and fuel8. Payment of outstanding promotion salary arrears9. Logistic support, machinery, equipment and tools10. And illegal revision of conditions of service for state attorneys.The attorneys say they will be wearing red armbands when the notice takes effect.


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