Court issues order suspending nurses strike

Court issues enjoining order suspending on-going nurses strike

by Zulfick Farzan 10-02-2022 | 5:47 PM

COLOMBO (News 1st); A Sri Lankan court on Thursday (10) issued two enjoining orders preventing the strike action by the Government Nursing Officer's Association from continuing.

The Attorney General filed an action against the Government Nursing Officer's Association and its president Saman Rathnapriya, seeking an enjoining order from the court to immediately suspend the trade union action of the said union.

The Attorney General appraised the court of the present deplorable conditions in hospitals due to patient care being severely affected.

District Court Judge of Colombo Aruna Aluthge issued two enjoining orders preventing the union from continuing the said trade union strike endangering the lives of the patients.