Bauchi Health Workers Down Tool Over Salary Deductions

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The Joint Health Sector Union and the Assembly of Healthcare Professionals, Bauchi State chapter, has said that it will commence an indefinite strike action from Thursday, 6 August 2020. 

 

The union said the development was to protest the unilateral and annoying deductions made by the state government in its June salaries.

The union made this known in a statement by its state Secretary, Usman Danturaki, to all branch chairmen and secretaries, Medical and Health Workers’ Union, Bauchi State. 

The statement dated 5 August 2020 and titled ‘Commencement of strike action by JOHESU members’, read thus:

“Following the inability of government to reverse its decision on the deductions unilaterally made in the month of June, coupled with its blatant refusal to offer any convincing reason as a rationale behind the deductions despite series of promises made.

Based on the resolution reached at the state executive council meeting held on 4 August, 2020, you are hereby directed to commence an indefinite strike action from 12.00am of Thursday, 6 August, 2020 until further directed,” 

 

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