Delhi HC restrains AIIMS nurses union from continuing indefinite strike; next hearing in Jan
Justice Navin Chawla passed the order on a plea moved by AIIMS against the agitation which began on 14 December
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday restrained the nurses union of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) from continuing with their indefinite strike over some long pending demands, including those regarding the Sixth Central Pay Commission and against contractual appointments.
Justice Navin Chawla passed the order on a plea moved by AIIMS against the strike by the nurses who went on the agitation from 14 December.
The court restrained the nurses from going on strike till further orders after AIIMS said it was considering the grievances of the union.
It also issued notice to the nurses union and listed the matter for hearing in January 2021.
AIIMS told the court that in view of the prevailing pandemic if the strike continued the hospital would come to a stand still which would be not in public interest as it is a COVID-19 facility.
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