Gandhi Hospital to go on strike from Nov. 27

Gandhi Hospital to go on strike from Nov. 27
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The Gandhi Hospital nurses, sanitation and security staff working on contract wages for the past 10 years has announced to go on an indefinite strike from November 27 provided their demands are met.

Outsourced staff demand pay hike

The Gandhi Hospital nurses, sanitation and security staff working on contract wages for the past 10 years has announced to go on an indefinite strike from November 27 provided their demands are met.

Over 450 members working in twin cities from the Gandhi Hospital Outsourcing Servicing and Sanitation Central Workers Struggle Committee affiliated to All India Trade Union Congress (AICTU) and Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) announced the news on Wednesday.

The Committee informed that they submitted a strike notice to the Superintendent of Gandhi Hospital requesting to resolve their long pending demands of regularization of services and hike in wages on par with permanent staff as per the 10th ‘Pay Revision Commission’ and the Government Orders (68 and 43).

The general secretary of the AICTU Greater Hyderabad Zone, A Narasimhulu and the president of CITU Hyderabad zone, T Venkatesh said that their efforts and representations given to the concerned authorities and to the government for the past two years have gone in vain. The outsourced staff continues to suffer with low wages and unsecured employment.

B Megha Mala, B Prameela, B Indira, D Upendra, Madhu Lata from Nursing, Laxmipathi from IV class employees union, Shivaji from Security Guards and S Kistamma from Sanitation attended the conference.

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