Nurses, LecturersThreaten To Down Tools in Kenya



Author:
Citizen TV
Publisher:
Citizen TV
Publication Date:
25 November 2012
Tags:
Kenya, Health and Medicine, Labour

The country is once more headed for hard times as a fresh round of labor unrest looms large. Nurses and University lecturers have issued a seven-day strike notice starting today. The Kenya National Union of Nurses together with the Kenya Progressive Nurses Association and the National Association of Kenya Nurses say the strike is inevitable after the government failed to meet demands they made three months ago when they agreed to put on hold their intended strike. Meanwhile university lecturers and workers say they will be downing their tools after the government failed to honour its pledge to pay a 7.8 billion - shilling cumulative pay rise award. Violet Otindo has filed this report.



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