Delhi High Court Restrains AIIMS Nurses From Continuing Indefinite Strike

first_imgNews UpdatesDelhi High Court Restrains AIIMS Nurses From Continuing Indefinite Strike Shreya Agarwal15 Dec 2020 8:28 AMShare This – xThe Delhi High Court today restrained the AIIMS Nurses Union from continuing with their indefinite strike, until further orders, noting that their grievances were already under consideration.The order was passed on a plea by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), on which the court has issued notice and sought response from the Union.AIIMS argued before the Single Judge Bench…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Delhi High Court today restrained the AIIMS Nurses Union from continuing with their indefinite strike, until further orders, noting that their grievances were already under consideration.The order was passed on a plea by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), on which the court has issued notice and sought response from the Union.AIIMS argued before the Single Judge Bench of Justice Navin Chawla that the strike was against public interest and was not only in violation of the Industrial Disputes Act, as no 6-week notice had been served to it as mandated under S.23 of the Act, but was also in violation of a Division Bench order stipulating that there could be no sloganeering, dharna, etc on AIIMS campus.AIIMS pointed out that it’s a Covid hospital and all the nurses leaving their job doesn’t bode well for the patients as the whole hospital was coming to a standstill.The court was also informed that all the grievances raised by the nurses were being looked into and that they also had legal remedies at their disposal.Yesterday, the AIIMS Nurses Union had went on an indefinite strike over several demands, including the “payment fixation exercise” under the Sixth Central Pay Commission and 80% reservation for female nurses.AIIMS refused to have any role to play in the matter pertaining to the Sixth Pay Commission.Next Storylast_img read more