São Paulo Court bans health professionals from striking

The category is demanding the hiring of new professionals and payment of overtime due to the increase in Covid-19 cases.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The São Paulo City Hall has been granted an injunction to prevent the strike of primary health care professionals in the city's municipal network.

The São Paulo Doctors' Union (SIMESP) scheduled the strike for this Wednesday, January 19, alleging that it has been working overtime with the increase of Covid-19 and flu cases and the absence of sick colleagues.

On Monday, January 18, SIMESP and the Municipal Health Secretariat met but failed to reach an agreement on the category's demands. According to the Union, no replacement plan for the absent professionals . . .

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