Ebola Hospital Workers In Sierra Leone Strike Over Compensation
Al Jazeera: Ebola hospital workers walk out over pay
“Local workers have gone on strike in an overcrowded Ebola ward at a major district hospital in Sierra Leone’s disease-stricken east over claims the government is failing to pay them. … The action comes after several other strikes at the same hospital by staff protesting poor working conditions, infection rates among colleagues, and rates of pay they say do not make up for the risks they take…” (Hamer, 9/13).
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