Striking Zimbabwe Doctors Defy Govt Order to Resume Work

Striking Zimbabwean doctors defied a government ultimatum to return to work, after rejecting a 60% pay rise offer they say is not enough to keep up with soaring prices of basic goods. The southern African nation's economy is grappling with its worst crisis in a decade, with triple-digit inflation, rolling power cuts and shortages of health medicine and fuel, reviving memories of 2008's hyper-inflation under late president Robert Mugabe.

  • Zimbabwe:  Labour Court to Rule on Doctors' Strike

    The Herald, 8 October 2019

    The Labour Court is this afternoon expected to make a determination on the legality of the 36-day mass job action by medical doctors who have repeatedly snubbed the employer's plea… Read more »

Zimbabwe doctors on strike (file photo).

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