Bethlehem Public Nurses go on strike

Ghassan Bannoura, International Middle East Media Center, February 19, 2007 The trade union of Palestinian Nurses working in the public health sector in the southern West Bank city of Bethlehem continued their strike for the third day on Monday. The strike started on Saturday, after the Palestinian government failed to meet the conditions of the agreement that ended the six month strike at the binging of this year. The agreement was to pay the nurses their overdue salaries and pay the new salaries regularly and without delay. According to a statement by the trade union the strike will go on until the demands of the nurses in the public heath sector are fulfilled. ... Bethlehem