Incident Reports

Nepal Medical College padlocked for dismissal of employees


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

The Independent Employees' Union padlocked the administrative section of the Nepal Medical College Teaching Hospital, Jorpati on July 16 protesting against the dismissal of contracted employees amidst this pandemic since July 15. In addition to issuing a statement, they staged the protest against the hospital administration and demanded the reinstatement of the employees as soon as possible.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Labor disputes, not including civil servants
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Labor organization, trade unions and other organizations based on economic demands
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media


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