Health Workers Strike Ends After Government Pays Their June Dues

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Health Workers in Kisumu County demonstrating over failure by Government to pay their June 2016 Salaries

Strikes by public service workers in Kenya are the most spearheading, lead for others to follow, active throughout the year and many more characteristics about them. Just the same way in learning institutions, how do you expect students not to strike whilst teachers themselves keep on striking almost every semester/ term. “Like father, like Son”.

Kisumu County health specialists who had brought down devices over deferred pay have called off their strike after the area government transmitted their June Salaries.

“Our members have confirmed to us that they got their money and we have decided to get back to work. This is a clear indication that the county only understands the language of strike,” said KNUN Chairman Collins Ajwang.

The specialists, whom most were staffs from the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital, continued work yesterday “immediately” after they were informed that their compensations had been sent to their individual bank accounts.

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Despite the fact that advancement letters had been dispatched, they noticed that they were yet to appreciate the benefits that accompany the new occupation bunches five months on.

They additionally blamed the area government for not transmitting conclusions to monetary foundations, insurance agencies and expert bodies, saying the issue has prompted the representatives being compelled to pay enormous punishments and accumulated interests. Some of them have been recorded by the Credit Reference Bureau Department and can’t get to advances any longer.

UKCS Secretary General Edward Kojiema, notwithstanding, said the unions will draw in the province government on the issue beginning one week from now, as the most pressing matter was the June salaries.

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