By Benjamin Flowers: Nurses across the country started their day walking out of their hospitals in protest of overtime payments due to them.
Nurses in the Corozal Community Hospital and Western Regional Hospital were the latest nurses to express their discontent. The nurses contend that their compensation for overtime
Nurses say they have had a great deal of their overtime deducted from them via a “short hour deduction” which has not been explained to them.
There were also walkouts at the Northern Regional Hospital this morning, meanwhile, nurses at the Southern Regional Hospital staged their walkouts on Saturday.
Breaking Belize News understands that minister of Health and Wellness Kevin Bernard has been appraised of the situation and is seeking to address it with the nurses.
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