In the wake of a fresh spike in COVID-19 cases, a state of health emergency has been declared in Paris. Health workers have demanded increased workforce and resources to fight the pandemic
Health workers pointed out that they have not been paid their salaries for the past 4 months.
The trade union Ver.di is demanding an increase in salaries by 4.8 percent for federal and local employees, as well as a maximum of a 45-hour work week. They are also demanding a hike in trainee pay
The protest was called by the trade union Ver.di. The workers are demanding an increase in salaries by 4.8%, a hike in trainee pay, and a maximum of a 45-hour week for emergency service staff
Doctors and nurses at Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi have downed tools. Meanwhile, the strike by medics in Embu county’s government hospitals was called off after the government committed to a timeline to address their grievances
Participants in the rally held on September 13 denounced the commodification of healthcare and demanded massive refinancing of health services in the country through investments in infrastructure
The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union of South Africa warned that its 200,000 public workers will strike on Sept. 10 if their concerns are not addressed.
Health workers under the leadership of the Sanitas Federation of Romania are protesting lack of proper infrastructure in hospitals and have demanded the implementation of the promised wage hike
The call for the mobilization was given by major trade unions, including the General Confederation of Labor (CGT)and health workers collectives like L’Inter-Urgences and Collectif Inter-Hôpitaux also joined the protests.
This was the second round of nationwide protests organized by health workers in the country since the start of a two-month consultation process initiated by the government on its proposed health sector reforms