Kisumu, Kitui health workers boycott work over delayed salaries


Health Workers in Kisumu  and Kitui Counties have downed their tools over delayed July salaries.

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Operations in all counties hospitals in the county are now at a standstill even as Kenya National Union of Nurses accused the county administration of arrogance and reluctance in addressing the health workers plight.

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Health services in Kitui county have also been grounded after county workers staged a demonstration to demand for their unpaid salaries.

The care givers at the county have vowed to boycott work until their demands are addressed.

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The workers claim they are yet to receive their July salaries following the division of revenue bill impasse.

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In Meru health workers staged a demonstration outside the county government offices to protest their delayed salaries.

Similar scenes were witnessed in Kitui when the county employees staged a demonstration outside Charity Ngilu’s office.

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Kenya National Union of Nurses Secretary General Seth Panyako who was speaking shortly after signing a recognition agreement with KNH management vowed to protect nurses welfare nationwide.

Panyako hailed the steps taken by the management of Kenyatta National Hospital to allow nurses in the facility join a union of their choice.


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