Zimbabwe’s nurses wrest concessions from government

The nurses have been threatening a strike due to their working conditions. Their real incomes have eroded by over 85% over the past two years.

May 19, 2020 by Peoples Dispatch

A recent agreement between the Zimbabwean government and trade unions has given the nurses two weeks of leave after every one week of work. The agreement came after the nurses, under the banner of the Zimbabwe Nurses Association, threatened to stage a strike