Lawyers to go on strike next Monday due to unpaid salaries.

Juba –  South Sudanese lawyers have petitioned the government to pay their three month salaries and six month arrears, menacing the government to comply with their petition and urge the government to consider their request with immediate effect,  failure to do so, a nationwide strike will immediately kickoff early Monday next week committee representative said.

Over 213 judges and  justices  gave government in their petition ultimatum until the end of current week.

Many government institutions employees have been on strike for unpaid salaries and complained  of poor working conditions since eruption of the conflict in the country.

Early this year, the doctors in Juba Teaching Hospital went on strike, many teachers in various states did the same and their grievances have never been met.

Currently the professors in five public universities are on strike over delayed salary payment and unpaid arrears.

Last week govt spokesperson admitted that govt has nomoney to pay the servants as country is going through slowdown economic transition.


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