Ireland - Ambulance workers announce strike - November 30, 2018

In a dispute over union recognition and the deduction of union subscriptions, around 500 ambulance personnel of the Psychiatric Nurses Association (PNA) announced a two-hour strike on 19 December 2018. The dispute centres on refusal to recognise NASRA (National Ambulance Service Representative Association) - an affiliate of the Psychiatric Nurses Association (PNA) that was established in 2010. The PNA says the strike is in pursuit of its members’ right to be represented by the trade union of their choice. The 1,300 workers in the ambulance service that are represented mainly by SIPTU are not in dispute and are expected to work normally.

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