44 health trade unions to strike for five hours today


Several trade unions representing the health services sector have launched a token strike this morning (27).

The Government Nursing Officers’ Association (GNOA) said the strike, which commenced at 7.00 a.m. today, will continue for five hours until 12 noon.

President of the association Saman Ratnapriya stated that 44 unions will be participating in this trade union action, which is being staged against the decision reached by the government to suspend the COVID-19 allowance provided to health workers.