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Udom Emmanuel Reveals Penalty For Health Workers That Attempt To Go On Strike

Udom Emmanuel Reveals Penalty For Health Workers That Attempt To Go On Strike The health body in Akwa Ibom state after completing the warning strike on Monday, July 6, gave the government another 7-day ultimatum beginning from July 7, and said if the government didn’t meet their demands, they would be left with no other option whatever than to embark on an indefinite sit-at-home strike with effect from 12:01 am on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Meanwhile, last month, the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) in Akwa

  2 years ago ago
Udom Emmanuel Reveals Penalty For Health Workers That Attempt To Go On Strike

COVID

Strike Action: Two Things You Should Know As JOHESU Begins Strike Today

After a failed JOHESU's meeting with The representatives of the Federal Government of Nigeria, Joint Health Sector Union declared strike action to begin today from 11:59 p.m, on Sunday, September 13, mainly because the Federal Government failed to meet their demands. It could be recalled that in a meeting held on Thursday, September 10, 2020, attended by many government officials including Mr Festus Keyamo (SAN) Minister of State for Labour and Employment and Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunimbe Mamora. JOHESU

  2 years ago ago
Strike Action: Two Things You Should Know As JOHESU Begins Strike Today

HEALTH

Nigerian Health Workers To Embark on Strike

The Joint Health Sector Union and Assembly of Healthcare Professionals have directed members to stop work from midnight of sunday, September 13. The strike followed expiration of a 15-day notice issued to the Nigerian government over its reluctance to fix errors and omission in the COVID-19 hazard allowance. At a briefing after its expanded National Executive meeting, the health workers insisted the Minister of State for Labour, Festus Keyamu lead the Federal Government negotiating team on all their issues especially

  2 years ago ago
Nigerian Health Workers To Embark on Strike

HEALTH

Wrangling in the health sector as JOHESU accuses NMA of antagonism

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) has alleged the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) of working against the union. The allegation was made after JOHESU had issued a notice of 15- day ultimatum and commencement of an indefinite strike action by JOHESU. Biobelemoye Joy Josiah, the National President of JOHESU, in a statement, objected a memo by NMA which was addressed to the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, which according to Josiah, was proof of NMA's hatred for JOHESU.

  1 year ago ago
Wrangling in the health sector as JOHESU accuses NMA of antagonism

POLITICS

Bauchi health workers (JOHESU) commence indefinite strike over salary deductions

The Health workers in Bauchi State, The Health workers under the Joint Health Sector Union and Assembly of Health Care Professionals (JOHESU) have gone on an indefinite strike over due to the reduction in their salaries. The Secretary of the Bauchi chapter, Usman Danturaki directed all branch Chairmen and Secretaries, Medical and Health Workers’ Union in the State, to commence an industrial action from 12am on Thursday. According to Usman Danturaki, the action is because of the unilateral deductions of the

  2 years ago ago
Bauchi health workers (JOHESU) commence indefinite strike over salary deductions

HEALTH

COVID-19: Billions of Naira donated by Nigerians not reflecting in Kano hospitals - JOHESU

The chairman of Joint Health Sector Union, Nigeria in AKTH Kano, Dr. Murtala Umar has raised alarm that the billions of Naira donated by Nigerians to fight COVID-19 in the country is not reflecting in the hospitals. Dr. Murtala who was speaking on Channels Television on Thursday, 7th of May, 2020 during their breakfast show, Sunrise Daily decried the short supply of PPEs. He disclosed that members have threatened to down tools as some of them have been tested positive to the deadly coronavirus. Recall that

  2 years ago ago
COVID-19: Billions of Naira donated by Nigerians not reflecting in Kano hospitals - JOHESU

HEALTH

Akwa Ibom Govt Reveals What Will Happen To Striking Health Workers

The government in Akwa Ibom State says health workers who refuse to work will be considered to be “no longer interested” in the job and will be sacked with immediate effect. The government said it was “unreasonable” and “unlawful” for healthcare professionals to embark on any form of strike, especially during the period of COVID-19 pandemic. It said anyone found stopping healthcare operations anywhere in the state, under the pretext of industrial action, will be arrested and prosecuted. Last month,

  2 years ago ago
Akwa Ibom Govt Reveals What Will Happen To Striking Health Workers

COVID

COVID-19: 18 Nurses, 7 Care Staff Test Positive At UITH

Director, University of Ilorin Teaching hospital,(UITH) part of Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), Comrade Olatunde Olawunmi Tuesday said that no less than 18 medical caretakers have tried positive for COVID-19 pandemic at the emergency clinic.  Oluwawumi who told correspondents in Ilorin, the state capital at the sideline of a gathering with individuals included that seven supporting staff (entryways) have additionally tried positive for the novel infection.  He additionally said that UITH is yet to have

  2 years ago ago
COVID-19: 18 Nurses, 7 Care Staff Test Positive At UITH

HEALTH

Health Workers Declare Nationwide Strike From Midnight

It is not uncommon for organizations and professional bodies to go on strikes in this part of the world. In Nigeria, the health workers under the directives of Joint Health Sector Union(JOHESU) has a declared a nationwide strike over non-payment of monthly salaries of April and May, hazard allowances, adjustment of the Consolidated Health Salary Structure(CONHESS) as was done with the Consolidated Medical Salary Stucture(CONMESS)among many other reasons.   The strike will commence from the midnight of 14th

  2 years ago ago
Health Workers Declare Nationwide Strike From Midnight

HEALTH

Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) begins 7-day strike today

Health workers, under the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), went on a seven-day strike on Monday. Earlier, the union had warned of impending strikes, protesting against a lack of funding and damage to health infrastructure. The announcement was made yesterday, in a statement issued by the club's official. The union said it had completed all other measures before starting the strike. This is the second major strike by health workers in Nigeria in 2020. In June, members of the National Association of Medical

  2 years ago ago
Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) begins 7-day strike today