Nurses on strike today; upset over change in uniform

Anuradha Mascarenhas, Indian Express, April 26, 2011 Pune - Around 1,000 nurses from Sassoon Hospital, Aundh Civil Hospital, Regional Mental Hospital at Yerawada and Employees State Insurance Corporation Hospital will join their counterparts in the state and strike work on Tuesday. Nurses of government hospitals are also upset about the change in their dress code. “We are striking work for various demands that include parity in pay scales, filling up vacant posts and equipment and miscellaneous items in wards. We are also upset with the state order that directs nurses to revert to the old uniform system ... ” Nurses