FG Appoints 7-Man Panel to Resolve Dispute over CONHESS Salary Structure

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By Onyebuchi Ezigbo

The federal government has set up a seven-man technical committee to fine-tune adjustments in the new Consolidated Health Salary Structure (CONHESS) for members of Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) and Assembly of Healthcare Professional Associations (AHPA).

CONHESS salary scale applies to health sector workers, including nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists, medical laboratory scientists and radiographers.

The membership of the committee comprises two representatives of JOHESU and one representative each of the National Salaries Income and Wages Commission (NSIWC), Budget Office, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment (FML&E), Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), Head of Civil Service of the Federation (HOCSOF) and Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS).

The setting up of the committee came just as members of JOHESU have decided to withhold their industrial action, which would have kicked off this…



Source: Thisday Newspaper