The Federal Government says it would make its final decision on the proposed new hazard allowance for health workers next week.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige said this while speaking at the end of a meeting of the Presidential Committee on Salaries (PCS) with the leadership of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) and its affiliates on Monday in Abuja.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting deliberated on the review of the hazard allowance, the NMA position on the retention of MDCAN and MEDSABAM members on CONMESS Salary Structure.
It also deliberated on removal of NYSC doctors/interns from the Scheme of Service and the presentation by the Federal Ministry of Health and Office of the Head of Service of the Federation on the upward review of retirement age for medical/health workers.
Ngige said government had a good interface with the medical association, though the issue prolonged for nine months.
He described the review of the hazard…
Source: Guardian Newspaper