Nurses Halt Strike Plans

Christof Maletsky, The Namibian (Windhoek), March 5, 2007 The Namibia Nurses' Union (Nanu) has ruled out a national strike by its members for now, but vowed to resort to it if all other options to solve their differences with the Government fail. Nanu Secretary General Abner Shopati told nurses last week that their lawyers were still communicating with Government in a bid to solve a standoff over payment for work done on Sundays and public holidays. Shopati said they had extensive discussions with Labour Commissioner Bro-Mathew Shinguadja and they have agreed to give those negotiations a last chance to solve the dispute. ... Nurses