Unemployed multi-purpose health workers begin strike
| Tuesday | 3rd December, 2019
Tribune News ServicePatiala, December 2Irked over nonchalant attitude of the state government towards their demands, members of the Unemployed Multi-purpose Health Workers (Male) Union, Punjab, staged a protest and started an indefinite strike, in front of the Baradari Gardens here today.
Protesting health workers raised slogans against the state government and the Health Department for non-fulfillment of their demands.
“Why did the government delay the proposal of advertising around 305 posts of multi-purpose health (MPH) worker, recently?” said protesters.
The government health sector is an important health service provider for society, especially, for the poor people.”“Health workers are the backbone of the health service as they are responsible for the proper implementation of various schemes.
It is unfortunate that despite vacancies in the Health Department youth are protesting for jobs,” said a protesting health worker.
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