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Home Health Health Workers To Embark On Nationwide Strike From Midnight

Health Workers To Embark On Nationwide Strike From Midnight

Health workers to embark on nationwide strike from midnight over hazard allowance and non-payment of withheld salaries.

The health workers under the auspices of Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU has will down their tools over hazard allowance and non-payment of withheld salaries of their members among others.

JOHESU, in a statement on Sunday, has told its members to withdraw services from midnight of Sunday, September 13, 2020, since nothing concrete was achieved at the meeting with the Federal Government.

According to the statement, leaders of various health unions in the sector unanimously reached the decision at the end of their expanded National Executive Council.

The statement said:

In the light of the above, the meeting of our expanded NEC was held Saturday 12 September 2020. And at the end of the meeting, which was held both physically and virtually, it was unanimously agreed that since nothing concrete was achieved at the said meeting with the Federal Government, that the strike notice is still germane and alive.

Therefore, the 15-day ultimatum still subsists and with effect from midnight of Sunday, 13th September, 2020 our members shall withdraw their services due to Federal Government’s inability to meet their demands

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