Yet Another College Grinds To A Halt – Lecturers Down Tools


Lecturers at Nkana College of Education have downed tools demanding that management at the institution pay them their salaries and improve working conditions.

The workers took to the City Square expressing disappointment that management at the institution had failed to pay their salaries for the past 9 months.

They said management has in the past remained adamant about addressing their issues and that they have now been left with no option but to abandon work and press management to pay them their dues.

“For the past 8-9 months, we have not seen our salaries so we are wondering what type of administration this is because how do you expect someone to continue working while we are not being paid?

“This is the worst of its kind; management seems not to be bothered with our challenges. When students do not pay they are automatically sent away but why are they failing to pay us,” the teachers argued.

The lecturers have clarified that until their salaries are paid they will not go back to work.

“We have families as well and we deserve to be treated like human beings and not in this manner. We have raised our issues with management on several occasions and nothing positive has come up so the best is to withdraw labour for now,” the lecturer’s representative said.

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