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Contract staff of health& family welfare department, medical edn to stay away from Covid duty

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Mysuru: Covid crises that is yet to come under control, may go haywire again.

The contract staff of Departments of health and family welfare and medical education have declared strike from today. To begin with, they have decided not to furnish Covid data from the day. 

Karnataka State Health and medical Education department contractual Outsource Employees Association
Mysuru district unit President Manjunath told on Tuesday “We are working under huge pressure. Many of them are without job security. In Mysuru alone, there are around 927 contractual workers with Health and Family Welfare Department and Medical Education Department. All have decided to stay away from Covid duty”.
In the first stage, we will stop providing Covid data from today onwards. From September 24 we will stay away for the work and go for an indefinite protest”, Manjunath warned.
The contractual and outsourced staff are demanding the government to fulfil 14 conditions. The state government should execute a comprehensive HR Policy on the lines of Haryana government. Equal pay for equal job is the main demand.
– Team Mysoorunews
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