Government has threatened to take action against striking doctors.
In a press statement issued on the Ministry of Health and Childcare’s official Twitter account, Government said doctors are not allowed to engage in a strike because they provide an esential service as defined by the Labour (Declaration of Essential Services) Notice, 2003 (SI 137 of 2003), section 2(e). Government said doctors who continue striking will face legal consequences. The statement reads:
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