On Wednesday, the Sectoral Confederation announced that health workers in the Autonomous Region of the Azores will join the national strike on July 1, organized by the National Confederation of Workers in Public and Social Jobs.
The Federation of Workers in Public and Social Jobs in the South and the Autonomous Regions revealed, in a statement, that in addition to national demands, workers have been waiting for “almost a year Schedule a meeting to review jobs for professionals in the Autonomous Region of the Azores.
The difficulties in communicating with the Minister of Health reflect his disrespect for the workers under his tutelage, considering that this union represents the majority of union professionals in the region.
According to the document, despite the complaints and various contact attempt letters, “so far there has been no response from the secretary to reschedule a meeting, which focused on improving working conditions for all workers who depend on the company’s regional health department.”
In this way, given the “stalemate and attempt to marginalize the union”, The national strike will involve workers in the regional health sector.
Health workers are tired of waiting for their demands to be met (…). Year after year, promises of solution follow each other and workers’ problems increase and exacerbate, and we cannot continue to accept this situation,” the note explains.
Thus, according to the statement, the workers are demanding “open negotiation processes, improvement of working conditions, dignity and professional recognition, fair counting of service time and acceptance of more workers.”
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