Nurses sue Government for K7million

Mathew Yakai, The National, March 29, 2006

The State is facing a claim of more than K7 million pursued by the PNG Nurses Association over its alleged failure to comply with the Nurses Agreement 2000.

PNGNA president Lawrence Namaro revealed that the association has engaged Lomai & Lomai law firm to claim K7,232,101.40 due to loss of salary and Nurses
Service allowance to individual members since 2000.

The association has named Health Secretary Dr Nicholas Mann, the Secretary of the Department of Personnel Management Margaret Elias and State as defendants in the suit. ... Nurses