Ireland - Hospital workers win protest for sufficient staffing - May 31, 2018

 Trade union SIPTU want agency staff at Tullamore Hospital to be offered more secure employment. The trade union held a protest outside the facility to highlight what they call understaffing. Management has advertised around 20 full-time and temporary ‘multi task attendants’, however SIPTU claims the hiring process will take months. In reaction to the actions the management of the Midlands Regional Hospital in Tullamore has announced that approval has been received for the recruitment of 19.5 Multi Task Attendant (MTA) posts at the hospital.

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