The seven-day strike by Busia nurses has been called off following a return to work formula signed by the union and County Government officials.
The agreement was struck after a five-hour meeting at the County Public Service Board Boardroom that was chaired by County Labor Officer Kephas Odhiambo.
The striking workers will get back to work immediately but in any case not later than 18th October 2016 at 5pm.
The parties agreed that promotion letters for the 143 health staff shall be released by the county government on or before October 31st, 2016.
A commitment letter shall be issued by the county government by October 31st, 2016 on payment of arrears to Isaiah Omondi.
The promotion of health workers who were subjected to interviews has been fully processed. Likewise, 101 Economic Stimulus Programme staff of 2013 has been issued with personal numbers. The remaining 18 are being processed.
KNUN National Trustee Henry Adolwa and Busia Union chairman Isaiah Omondi signed the agreement on behalf of the union while the County Government was represented by County Secretary Nicodemus Mulaku, Chief Officer Health Dr. Asoka Itur and Secretary Public Service Board, Rev. Charles Orodi.
It was agreed that no party shall be victimized in any matter pertaining the strike.
Also in attendance was the CEC for Health and Sanitation Dr. Maurice Siminyu, County Director of Medical services Dr. Janerose Ambuchi, Human Resource Officer Denis Akwiri, CPSB vice chairman Lawrence Akijakin and members Susan Masake and Patrick Afwande.
Omondi and Adolwa described the meeting as successful and told the workers to resume duties at 8am on Tuesday.
Mulaku affirmed that the promotion of the remaining 143 staff will be completed by the end of the month.