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Nurses observe hour-long sit-in, demand allowance raise

The Jordan Nurses and Midwives Council called for a sit-in after overtime negotiations with the Ministry of Heath stalled. (Photo: Jordan News)
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AMMAN — Hundreds of nurses across the Kingdom participated in an hour-long sit-in at their workplaces, rejecting the current allowance and demanding that it be raised by 35 percent, according to Khaberni.اضافة اعلان

The sit-in, called by Jordan Nurses and Midwives Council (JNMC), came after the Ministry of Health had “shut the door of negotiations over the overtime allowance”, said the council, which accused the concerned authorities and decision-makers of ignoring the nurses and not appreciating their efforts.

The council also said that it will continue taking other measures until their demand is fulfilled.

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