Govt nurses abstain from duty in Uttarakhand
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Last Updated: Thursday, October 22, 2009, 21:04
Dehradun: Nurses in government hospitals of Uttarakhand abstained from duty during the second shift of the day for the second consecutive day today to press for their demands, including removal of pay disparity and higher allowances.

Uttarakhand Nurses Services Association general secretary Anjana Bhowmik said their protest would continue till their demands are met.

The nurses are demanding an increase in their uniform and washing allowances and removal of pay disparity between them and other government employees.

Meanwhile, hospital authorities have pressed trainee nurses to minimise the impact of protest on medical services.

Bureau Report

First Published: Thursday, October 22, 2009, 21:04

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