Hospital doctors to participate in Thursday’s general strike
The federation of hospital doctors OENGE has announced that it will participate in the 24 hour general strike called by the…
The federation of hospital doctors OENGE has announced that it will participate in the 24-hour general strike called by the country’s largest trade unions GSEE and ADEDY for Thursday, the 3rd of December. The federation had initially called a strike for Wednesday, but postponed by a day to coincide with the general strike.
Aside from Thursday’s strike, OENGE has announced a work stoppage at 11am on Friday, when the Council of State is expected to issue a ruling on the restoration of medical payrolls. OENGE demands the recruitment of doctors and staff members in the national healthcare system ESY, an increase of funding and to establish a primary healthcare system. Additionally, the hospital doctors demand a sustainable and fair pension system.
Finally, the nationwide public hospital employee federation POEDIN has announced a 24-hour strike for Wednesday, with a demonstration at noon outside the Ministry of Health and will also participate in Thursday’s 24-hour strike called by ADEDY and GSEE.