Palestinian Nurses, Health Workers Begin Open-ended Strike

Main Demand to Raise Basic Salary to Poverty Line of NIS 1680.
Palestine Media Center, October 25, 2005

Some five thousand Palestinian public hospital nurses and workers in many West Bank towns and cities began on Sunday an open-ended strike, which was joined by some 5,000 more of their co-workers in the Gaza Strip on Monday, accepting only emergency cases, as part of an escalating pay dispute with the government. ... Palestinian