UK health workers pay: NHS workers demand appropriate rise

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    British healthcare workers are warning that there may be industrial action and have threatened to quit over a proposed 1 percent pay rise.

    Ministers say its coronavirus-battered economy cannot afford much more than that but this backtracks on an earlier promise of a minimum 2.1 percent increment

    But after a year in which nurses and doctors have been hailed as heroes for battling the COVID-19 pandemic, the public has also taken umbrage at the offer.

    Al Jazeera’s Paul Brennan reports from London, UK.

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