Rotation Nurses Midwives 2019 unpaid allowances.
Nurses and midwives who complete training and have passed their licensing examination are required by law of the country to do One (1) year mandatory National Service in Accordance with ACT 426 (of 1980) for the country.
In fact, one does not need any lens to notice that over the years, Rotation Nurses and Midwives have always been yielding under the yolk couple with frustration before their Rotational Allowances are paid to them.
Rotation Nurses and Midwives 2019 unpaid allowances.
In a statement issued by the Coalition of October Rotational Nurses and Midwives indicates that the October Rotational Nurses and Midwives have been working on empty stomach for over six (6) months without receiving a dime of their Service allowances.
“We have woefully been going through the following predicaments for over six (6) months;
- Working on an empty stomach
- Accommodation and utilities bill challenges
- Footing on long distance to work, just to mention a few.
“All because, we lack the funds for that, but we are working”
“Honestly, life have become very unbearable to us since we are unable to sometimes buy water to drink not to even think of food or transport” the statement said.
They plead to the government to get all October Rotational Nurses and Midwives on the Integrated Personnel and Payroll database (IPPD), Staff ID generation, Biometric Verification done to enable them receive their unpaid allowances.
They further call on government to involve all the Rotational Nurses and Midwives in any bonus package given to the Health workers as they also contribute to the fight against COVID-19 in Mother Ghana and also want the government to pay them base on the 12L 2019 single spine salary scale.