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Nurses Send Incapacitation Letter To Health Services Board, Demand USD Salaries

Nurses Send Incapacitation Letter To Health Services Board, Demand USD Salaries

The Zimbabwe Professional Nurses Union (ZPNU) has sent a letter of incapacitation to the Health Services Board saying the salaries that nurses are getting in local currency are insufficient as a living wage due to the weakening of the Zimbabwean dollar! In a letter seen by Pindula News, the union demanded salaries in United States dollars or they down tools. Reads the letter dated 14 June 2022:

The Executive Director

The Health Service Board

Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals

Dear Sir/ Madam

With reference to the above-mentioned subject, we wish to notify you that our members will not be able to turn up for duty starting on Monday, the 20th of June 2022, until the following conditions are met:

• USD salaries

This is due to the loss of value of the Zimbabwean dollar and the exorbitant prices in the market.

• Re-opening of negotiation forum.

The health service board has not met employees, citing endless consultative processes.

• Regarding process

PCNs must be put in the right grades.

We look forward to your understanding.

Sec General D. Chikobvu C National President – Robert Chiduku

Workers across the board are complaining over the erosion of their salaries.

Zimbabwe is losing professionals through brain drain as they find salaries offers for their professions in other jurisdictions more lucrative compared to those they are getting locally. 

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14 Comments

daddy 2 weeks ago

whats the deal behind when a RGN still under the same employer who pay them peanuts

is they any RGN who feels is fed up with their employer they fell to move to Europe

kindly check for Afrinurse facebook page they are recruiting nurses as we speak my girlfriend is is an RGN she is on an advanced stage on her Work Visa processing


Putin 🇷🇺 2 weeks ago

ngavadye ma RTGS basa hapana ends kuchipatara imburu dzevanhu ngava shande vanoda Shamu Shanda mushandi Shanda wakapikira nyika semukadzi kuita house wife,nyika inovakwa nevene vayo 🇿🇼🇿🇼🇿🇼🇿🇼🇿🇼🇿🇼 hallelujah God bless you all


baloyi 2 weeks ago

vapei mari us dollar vanhu ava mhani, it's not easy ku nurser munhu ane sick mhani haaaxaaa


🤦 2 weeks ago

2023 we all know which side to stand with right, 🌞🌞🌞,


ngorima mushava 2 weeks ago

tokupai Yuan kana Rouble ,kwete us$


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Celestial 2 weeks ago

Idio ts This is Zimbabwe munot mauwesi anobva kupi mototamba irikurira rtgs takaenda period the to talk about uwesi gets fired 🔥 🔥


😾😾 2 weeks ago

Ucabanga ngezibunu *****yi womuntu..

No 2 weeks ago

Unopenga here chibhanguza, ipapo une rtgs here

Secretary 2 weeks ago

n health system gets eroded, why not meeting your own people's needs?

VYBZ KARTEL 2 weeks ago

Ndirimutakati, ndinodya nyoka nemabugwa saka musanditevedzere


RGN 2 weeks ago

Regarding process


2 weeks ago


zelensky 2 weeks ago

chaora chinhu icho

Chamhamha 2 weeks ago

Nhasi manurse kwete maticha



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