Clinics shut down as nurses go on strike- Daily Sun

Date: August 15, 2011
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Name of story: Clinics shut down as nurses go on strike

Name of journalist: Khuseli Sizani

Name of Publication: Daily Sun

Date: 28 July 2011

Country: South Africa

Theme: Labour

Skills: Perspective and language

Genre: News

GEM classifications: Gender blind

Striking nurses in Nelson Mandela Bay has shut down nearly 50 clinics in the area. The nurses say they will not go back to work until they get a 10% increase.
They say if they don’t get the increase, they will go overseas. The nurses say they are gatvol of empty promises.
About 300 nurses have been protesting outside the municipal offices at Vuyisile Mini Square since Monday.
Phumla Ntlanganisela, the nurses’ spokeswoman, told Daily Sun: “In 2008, we were promised that we would get 10% increase on our salaries”.

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