Government calls for an end to all protests by nurses and midwives in Lusaka.

Government has called for an end to all protests by nurses and midwives in Lusaka.
This follows resolutions made yesterday in a meeting held between government and the health sector unions.
This is contained in a press statement availed to Breeze News by the Public Service Division, Permanent Secretary, Velepi M’tonga.
Ms. Mtonga says that government has noted with regret the on-going protest by nurses and midwives in Lusaka and is aware that the protests relate to anomalies in the implementation of the revised salaries, especially Salary Grade F and G.
Ms. Mtonga says that government is addressing all genuine anomalies and affected workers shall be paid correctly in this month as per 2013 Collective Agreements.
Government implemented the 2013 Collective Agreement with effect from 1st September, 2013.
Ms. M’tonga has appealed to the affected workers to resume work as the anomalies are being addressed.

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