Tag Archives: Nurses Strike

KENYA: Health workers extend strike notice to Monday

April 2020 theStandard; Health workers now say they will issue fresh strike notice on Monday next week, to protest unfavourable working conditions. The seven-day ultimatum that had been issued expires today and the union leaders now say they have extended an olive branch to the government to engage them appropriately …

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KENYA: Coronavirus: Mbagathi Hospital staff stage go-slow

March 2020 DailyNation; Nurses at Mbagathi Hospital, which has one of the three largest isolation camps for coronavirus (Covid-19) cases, are on a go-slow. The healthcare professionals are citing lack of adequate coronavirus training and little support to protect their families who they go home to every evening after working near patients …

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KENYA:No pay increase for nurses as talks end

March 2019 Daily nation; The month-long conciliation talks between nurses and their employers have not borne any fruit, the Nation has learnt. After the health workers went on strike, the Council of Governors moved to court, which ordered the parties to attend conciliation meetings initiated by Labour Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yattani and …

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KENYA:Uhuru to nurses: There’s no money

February 2019 Business Daily;President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday appeared to have closed all avenues for dialogue with the striking nurses after he ruled out raising “the bloated and unsustainable” public wage bill further. Instead, the President restated the position of the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) saying more attempts should …

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Zimbabwe sacks thousands of striking nurses

April 2018 Dailynation; Zimbabwe has fired all nurses who were on strike to demand higher salaries, in a hardline response to growing labour arrest by the country’s new leadership . Several thousand nurses were sacked in a terse statement issued on Tuesday evening by Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga, who accused the strikers …

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KENYA:Kenya National Union of Nurses blames county governments for delayed payment of workers

January 2017 Standardmedia; The nurses’ union has issued a fresh demand to county governments. Kenya National Union of Nurses (KNUN) on Thursday blamed county governments for delayed payments of its workers. KNUN accused the governments of not honouring the return to work formula and Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) signed in November, 2017. The union demanded the …

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