SIPTU Workers In The Midlands Regional Hospitals Vote For Strike Action

Written 4 weeks ago by Sinead Hubble


Strike action could hit the three Midlands Regional Hospitals next month, after support workers backed industrial action by an overwhelming majority.

94 per cent of the 17,000 staff ballotted backed taking action at 36 facilities across the country.

The dispute centres on a job evaluation scheme and a ‘pay justice’ campaign for some grades.

Health care assistants, porters, cleaners and chefs are among the staff that will strike

SIPTU’s Health Division Organiser Paul Bell says it is now up to the government to engage: