Nurses at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences here affiliated to the United Nurses Association called off their indefinite strike from Tuesday onwards following the talks held with the management representatives on Monday night.

Regional Labour Commissioner Vincent Alex, who convened the talks, told The Hindu that the strike was called off after the management accepted the demands raised by the nurses.

He said that the employees will receive an annual increment of Rs. 600 based on their service. He said that Shijil, a nurse who was transferred to Mysore, has been asked to join there immediately. He would be re-instated in Kochi within 15 days based on a request to be submitted before the management.

Mr. Alex said that the management has also agreed to resolve the issues related to overtime wages, risk allowances and issue of experience certificate to the nurses based on the talks held here.

Representatives of the nurses association said that the strike plan was called off after the managements accepted all their demands.

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