Strike Threat: FG reaches truce with aggrieved health workers

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has disclosed that the federal government has reached a truce with aggrieved health workers of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) an assembly of healthcare professionals. Ngige, said this while addressing newsmen at the end of a five-hour conciliation meeting with[Read More…]

After striking for 3 weeks, health workers in Ekiti are fasting for 3 days over unpaid salaries

Members of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH), Ado-Ekiti chapter, have begun a 3-day fast, even as they continue their now 3 week-long strike. The JOHESU members said they were owed several months’ salaries, allowances and deductions. The JOHESU Chairman, EKSUTH chapter, Com. Omotola[Read More…]

Health Workers call off 7 day strike

The Joint Health Sector Unions and Assembly of Healthcare Professionals (JOHESU) has suspended its seven-day-old warning strike. JOHESU made the decision following a meeting of the union’s National Executive Council (NEC)) which was held on Sunday, it said in a statement sent to journalists The statement was signed by JOHESU’s national chairman,[Read More…]

Breaking: Health workers in Nigeria, declare nationwide strike

The Joint Health Sector Unions, which is the umbrella body for health workers in Nigeria, has declared a nationwide strike. JOHESU, in a statement on Sunday, asked its members to withdraw services from midnight of Sunday, September 13, 2020. The statement was titled ‘Notice of 15-day ultimatum/outcome of JOHESU expanded[Read More…]

JOHESU Suspends Strike

Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), the umbrella body of Nigerian health workers, have suspended their three-month old strike, following a meeting with Nigeria’s President, Goodluck Jonathan. The health workers, who have been on strike since November, 2014, are all expected to return back to work on Tuesday, says Ayuba Wabba,[Read More…]