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Nurses rally to seek answers over delay to civil job status

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About 1,000 professional nurses rallied outside Government House yesterday demanding an explanation for delays in the government's promise to give them civil servant employment status that would offer them better work benefits. 

About 1,000 professional nurses from state hospitals rally outside Government House yesterday demanding to know why a promise to give them civil servant employment status has not yet been delivered. APICHART JINAKUL

The nurses are currently employed as either temporary or permanent non-civil servant staff at state hospitals throughout the country, due to a lack of civil servant position quotas.

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