Liberian health-care workers said they would strike early Monday, citing the government’s failure to negotiate on requests for higher hazard pay and safer working conditions as the Ebola outbreak ravages the country. Doctors, nurses and others working in medical facilities have been particularly hard hit by the virus that has killed more than 2,000 people in Liberia and more than 4,000 world-wide since it emerged in December, according to World Health Organization figures. The disease has killed two of the country’s most-prominent doctors, the latest just last week. But Liberia’s National Health Workers Association represents about 10,000 workers, and a full strike could deal a serious blow to a country in the middle of a massive epidemic.
Mr. Williams said the dollar figures were negotiable but that the government had refused to meet with the union leadership for negotiations, so they had decided to go ahead with the strike despite the risk that it would worsen the crisis.....snip~
Liberian Health-Care Workers Threaten to Strike - WSJ
They need to give these medical people the money they are asking for. Other countries should offer to pitch in. What say ye?