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Civil service association awaits word on Germain interdiction
2011-11-29 17:26:39 | (0 Comments)
Jerome Reynolds, Gleaner Writer
The Jamaica Civil Service Association says its awaiting word from the Office of the Service Commission regarding the interdiction of government pharmacist, Valerie Germain.
Germain told our news centre that she received a letter dated November 15 from the Commission stating that she was being sent on leave with half pay.
Germain, who is the President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Jamaica, said the Commission provided no reason for the interdiction.
The Society president was reportedly sent home after she criticised the government for breaching the law by allowing pharmacy technicians to dispense drugs without supervision by registered pharmacists.
Association president Oneil Grant says his group is concerned about the Commissionís action and wants answers.
The Pharmaceutical Society president has accused the government of attempting to muzzle the lobby group.
Source: The Gleaner/Power 106 News
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