Doctors’ union officials handed one-month jail sentence, ordered to call off strike - News Summed Up
Doctors’ union officials handed one-month jail sentence, ordered to call off strike

Doctors’ union officials handed one-month jail sentence, ordered to call off strike


Kenya Medical Practitioners Dentists and Pharmacists Union (KMPDU) Secretary General Dr. Ouma Oluga (left) with National Chairman Dr Samuel Oroko (centre), among other Officials address the media over the ongoing strike in this photo taken on 31st December 2016. PHOTO | FILEThe Employment and Labour Relations court has sentenced Doctors’ union seven officials to a one-month suspended sentence. Lady Justice Hellen Wasilwa also ordered the KMPDU officials to call off the strike and finalize negotiations in the next two weeks. In her ruling, she condemned the officials for being weak leaders and not being able to make a decision on behalf of their members. The judge has also sternly warned that there is no existing Collective Bargaining Agreement registered hence the strike must be called off.


Source:Daily Nation January 12, 2017 08:43 UTC



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