Just in: JOHESU prepares for nationwide strike

Just in: JOHESU prepares for nationwide strike

The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) is currently preparing for the resumption of their suspended nationwide strike. The strike was suspended in May 2018.

Ahead of the planned strike, the union is holding a meeting which will determine the format of the strike and how it would go.

Ogbonna Chimela, the national vice chairman of JOHESU disclosed this when he spoke with Premium Times.

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The body of all health workers, (excluding doctors) have been asking the government to increase their salaries and improve their members working conditions, among other demands.

Recall that Legit.ng had reported that the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), on Wednesday, January 16, announced that it will go on another round of strike in two weeks' time if the issues that led to the May 2018, industrial action are not resolved by the federal government.

In a letter addressed to Chris Ngige, the minister of labour and employment, the health union, through its chairman, Biobelemoye Josiah, issued the strike notice.

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In view of the apparent indifference of government to permanently resolve these lingering issues, some of which have persisted for over five years now, the Joint Health Sector Unions by this letter notifies the Federal Government of her resolve to resume the suspended industrial action by Thursday, 31st January, 2019," he said.

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Source: Legit

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