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General News of Thursday, 20 October 2016

Source: Starrfmonline.com

State Attorneys declare strike

State Attorneys have declared and indefinite strike over government's inability to resolve the outstanding issues regarding their salaries.

They issued a seven-day ultimatum on October 10 for the enforcement of an order to harmonize their salaries with that of the members of the lower bench.

The state lawyers are also demanding payment of arrears and provision of some office equipment. Last week, an attempt by the National Labour Commission to resolve the impasse failed.

An attempt by the Labour Commission to get the group to rescind its decision Tuesday failed.