After four days of health workers strike in Liberia, the Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning announces that, both USD and LRD are checks for employees of John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital have been issued for disbursement.
The immediate payment of health workers was as a result of Health Professionals nationwide strike for not been paid, and the lack of medical equipment leaving many ill Liberians in danger.
The Ministry said, JFK Memorial Hospital checks have been issued to JFK management for prompt disbursement of employees’ salaries . The Ministry also clarify that health workers were protected from salaries reduction under the salaries harmonization exercise and added, thousands of health workers got salary increment.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning hereby reiterates that pursuant to the commitment of the Government, the August and September salaries of ALL civil servants are being progressively processed and disbursed.