New Year also looks bleak for unpaid nurse
As another major holiday draws near, Verney Benjamin, a nurse employed at the Kumaka District Hospital in Region One who has been unpaid for 9 months, is still hoping that she will be paid soon following renewed promises from the Ministry of Health (MOH).
Last week Benjamin spoke with this publication and explained her plight. Since the story’s publication, she said, she has been contacted by several persons, including from the MOH. On Friday she was informed that she will be on January’s payroll and will also be paid for all the months that she had worked.
However, Benjamin remains skeptical. These promises, she said, are nothing new for she had been hearing them for months now. She said she will only feel satisfied …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.