Ireland - Sector 39 health organisations plan to go on strike - August 31, 2018

After negotiations on their claims for restoration of pay cuts collapsed, Section 39 healthcare organisations (state funded voluntary organisations) are preparing to go on strike on 18 September 2018. Staff in many Section 39 organisations experienced pay cuts similar to those imposed on public service personnel working in State agencies offering similar services after the economic crash. According to trade union Siptu however, unlike public servants working in the health and social care sectors, workers in Section 39 organisations have not yet been offered pay restoration proposals and therefore demands pay restorations.

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