Merauke, Jubi – Hundreds of teachers from elementary to high schools stormed the office of the Regional Representatives Council (DPRD) in Merauke to protest the government failure to pay them 3 T (remote, isolated and farthest) benefits for 2015.
The teachers were received by the Deputy Chairman of the Parliament of Merauke, Marotus Solikah and Chairman of Commission A, Moses Kaibu and also head of education Yohanes Samkakai.
One teacher, Marius Dumot, demanded the relevant office to immediately settle the payments.
“We feel, we are not given attention properly. So we come here to convey our aspirations to be resolved,” he said on Tuesday (12/1/2016).
The teacher also asks additional other income of the central and local levels. Because it is the rights of the teachers who have been carrying out duties in the villages.
A teacher, Maria Theresia said in 2007. until 2012, the former head of Department of Education and Merauke, Vincent Mekiuw been pledged incentives. however, until now she never got it.
“We’ve been waiting for over the years, but never given,” she stated.
Head of Education and Teaching Merauke, Yohanes Samkakai said that the payment of benefits 3 T given to civil servants who go beyond the normal work load as well as serving in a remote area and the farthest. Such payments, followed by a decree (SK) Merauke Regent.
Further, he said, the payment of benefits 3 T from January to December 2015, refers also to the monthly report from the principal, where a duty of the teacher in question. (Frans L Kobun/Tina)