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Kenyan Health Workers Back at Work After Strike

Posted March 14th, 2012 at 3:50 am (UTC-5)
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Kenyan public health workers have ended a work stoppage that had prompted the government to dismiss some 25,000 of them. A top official in Kenya’s civil servants union, Thomas Odege, told VOA Tuesday the health workers, many of them nurses, were back at work Tuesday while unions continued negotiations for a pay raise and other […]

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Kenya Fires 25,000 Health Care Workers

Posted March 8th, 2012 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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The Kenyan government has fired 25,000 public health care workers who went on strike last week for better pay. Government spokesman Alfred Mutua announced the firings Thursday, saying the workers have been “deleted from payroll,” and will soon receive letters of dismissal. Mutua then invited qualified health professionals to apply for the open positions beginning […]

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