Outstanding salaries, entitlements of doctors prior to strike must be paid

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THE ongoing strike by members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) over irregular payment of salaries is one of many industrial strikes that have come to plague the Nigerian labour market. Yet, the common denominator for these strike across the labour organisations is rarely one which relates to infrastructure decay which unfortunately characterises the Nigerian industrial environment, or unfavourable working conditions, but essentially relates to the issue of payment of salaries for labour. As widely reported, NARD’s strike which commenced on 2nd August 2021 was in reaction to the non-payment of their salaries. However, in response, the Federal Government approached…



Source: Nigerian Tribune