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KENYA: We won’t be cowed by threats, say nurses

September 2017 Dailynation; Nurses have vowed to continue with their job strike until their grievances are addressed, saying they will not be cowed by threats to sack them. The Kenya National Union of Nurses (Knun) on Tuesday said its members will not be shaken by any threat from governors, adding …

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KENYA:Talks hit a snag as nurses’ strike enters Day 4

June 2017 Dailynation; The nationwide nurses’ strike entered it fourth day today, with union officials’ date with Labour Cabinet Secretary Phyllis Kandie bouncing. Representatives of the health workers were scheduled to meet with Mrs Kandie in Nairobi on condition that they talk about their Collective Bargaining Agreement and not the trade …

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KENYA:Doctors’ strike looms as promises are broken

May 2017 Dailynation; A doctors’ strike is in the offing if the national and county governments do not conclude the issues that are stalling the implementation of the March collective bargaining agreement. It is this CBA, alongside a recognition agreement, that ended the 100-day doctors’ strike on March 14. The Kenya …

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KENYA:Give us money to pay doctors: Governors

April 2017 Dailynation; County governments are not able to pay doctors for the three months that they were on strike because the National Treasury has not released the monies, the Council of Governors has said. In a letter addressed to Mr Joseph Kinyua, the Chief of Staff and Head of …

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KENYA: Relief for patients as doctors call off strike

March 2017 DailyNation; After 100 days of deaths, pain and despair, the doctors’ strike has ended. The Health ministry, the Council of Governors and the medics’ union signed a joint return-to-work formula, effectively bringing to an end the protracted industrial action that has cost many lives. GOOD NEWS The deal, …

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