MRB NURSES PROTEST
MRB NURSES PROTEST JANUARY 2021, In The year 2015, through the Medical Selection Board, more than 8000 nurses were appointed in Tamil Nadu Government Hospital on a contract basis with a salary of Rs.7700 / -.
Later The contract nurses went on strike in November 2017 on the DMS campus demanding Time scale pay. The protest was eventually banned by the court. The court also instructed that contract nurses be paid Time scale pay if they perform the work of permanent nurses.
Protest on 6.1.2021
Only about two thousand nurses were made permanent after completing five years of service. Due to that, Attention demonstrations were held in all the districts and in the office of the head of the district administration on behalf of the MRP Nurses Empowerment Association for not providing time scale pay to consolidated pay nurses (mrb nurses). A petition was also filed with the District Collector seeking permanent and time scale pay.