Linden health workers strike over 5%

By Jeff Trotman

Over one hundred workers of the Linden Hospital Complex (LHC) stayed away from their jobs yesterday as the protest against the government’s announced five percent increase for public servants escalated.

The decision to take strike action was reached at a meeting on Tuesday between Linden Branch representatives of the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) and LHC workers and the action saw participation of workers of the health centres and two hospitals in Linden.

“So, as of yesterday [Tuesday] afternoon, the strike started,” Public Relations Officer Reycia Nedd said yesterday morning. The GPSU has been protesting …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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