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18 Jun 2019 | 11:14 PM UTC

Ireland: Health care workers to strike nationwide June 20

Ireland News Alert

Thousands of hospital support staff to hold 24-hour strike on June 20; further strikes possible in coming weeks

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/18/2019, 12:00 AM until 6/21/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Dublin). COUNTRY/REGION Ireland

Event

Hospital support staff with SIPTU union will hold a 24-hour strike on Thursday, June 20, likely resulting in health care disruptions. An estimated 10,000 workers at 38 hospitals will participate in the strike, which will begin at 08:00 (local time). Five more strikes are planned in the coming weeks if negotiations with the Workplace Relations Commission do not result in an agreement. 

Advice

Individuals in Ireland are advised to monitor the situation and anticipate disruptions to health care services during strike periods.

 

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