February 14th, 2012
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Sacred Hearts hospital nurses on strike

nurses-agitationThodupuzha:Idukki Sacred Hearts hospital nurses go on strike. Fair wages, bata to be permitted for night duty, to reduce the money deducted from salary in the name of accommodation and food were among the 12 demands raised by the nurses of the hospital. The strike began today at 8 in the morning.

Police have been deployed to bring the situation under control. The police have asked the striking nurses to leave the hospital premises. The nurses have however resisted. They have refused to leave the premises and are continuing with their protest. The nurses who were on duty have asked to leave. The management have shut down the hostel’s depriving the nurses from food and accommodation.

Meanwhile, the Kolenchery nurses agitation has entered its 18th day today. A meeting shall be organized on the 18th of this month where the agitating nurses and the management are supposed to meet to resolve the issue.

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