Health Workers Begin Three-Day Warning Strike
The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) and Health Care Professionals have embarked on a three-day warning strike over the Federal Government’s failure to respond to their demands on payment of salaries.
The health workers, at the University Hospital in Abuja, joined the protest in compliance with the directives from the National Secretariat of JOHESU, asking members to commence a rally from 8 am to 12 noon each day.
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The protest is based on salaries withheld by the federal government for the month of April and May 2018 on the basis of ‘No Work, No Pay’policy.
The union called on government to come to the aids of workers, saying they deserve better treatment.
It also said that discrimination in the health sector is evil and the atrocities, illegalities and tyranny must stop.
Members of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) have commenced a three-day protest rally to draw attention to their demands for improved welfare.
The action is in compliance with the directives from the National Secretariat of JOHESU, asking members to commence a three-day protest rally from 8 am till noon each day.
Topping their demands is the payment of their salaries for the month of April and May 2018, when they were on strike.
Salaries of members for those two months were withheld, on the basis of the ‘No Work No Pay’ policy of the Federal government.