Nurses start indefinite strike for higher salary

Times of India, March 5, 2012 Kannur - The 50-odd nurses in the Speciality Hospital here began an indefinite strike on Sunday demanding salary hike with three months' retrospective effect and better working conditions. The agitators said that they had given enough time to the hospital management to consider their demand, but the management followed an anti-employee approach by terminating four nursing staff. On January 18, the registered nursing staff in six hospitals in the district had given notice to the authorities for salary hike. When the managements of the other hospitals agreed to this, the institute gave hike to only a few. ... Nurses