Punjab Para-Medical Staff Strike Ends after 31 Days

Category: Health

Paramedics call off their strike that continued for a month

Lahore (Breaking News /June 10, 2012) – Punjab Para Medical Staff Strike has ended after a month. Announcement was made after conclusive talks with Punjab chief minister Shahbaz Sharif at camp office in Minar-e-Pakistan on Sunday, June 10, 2012.

Para Medical Staff meets Shahbaz Sharif in Camp Office Minar i Pakistan Lahore on 10-6-2012

The paramedical staff staged protests across Punjab for the fulfillment of their demands including revised service structure, health professional allowance and regularisation of contract employees.

Punjab Para-Medical Staff Strike Ends, Back on Duties from Monday 11-6-2012

The angry protesters closed down the out-patient departments (OPDs), indoors and other departments of the hospitals to record their protest against lack of interest on the part of the health department to resolve outstanding issues of employees and also threatened to close ICU and emergency on June 11 if there demands were not met.
However, after Sunday’s meeting with Punjab CM, Malik Munir along with other representatives announced to call of their strike.
During the meeting, the Punjab CM announced a monthly professional allowance of Rs 1,500 for the staff falling between scale I-IV while ordered to form a committee for the revision of service structure for employees of Grade IV-XVI.
Shahbaz Sharif also assured regularization of employees in the meeting.

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