In the midst of the joint negotiations that are taking place with the different economic sectors of the country, the union of health workers They demand a wage increase that is in line with inflation levels.
For this reason, and in order to demand the opening of the paritarias to the sectorthe health workers they will be unemployed from today and for up to 24 hours, in the City of Buenos Aires.
The health workerswhich are members of the ATE City Hospital Association, also reject layoffs in the sector and demand “recognition of the professional career of nurses, therapists and technicians.”
“We are going to a new fight plan because we are tired of the mistreatment of Horacio Rodríguez Larreta. In the emergency of the pandemic we were called and we responded. Today they leave us without work”
This was the message of Héctor Ortiz, coordinator of the group Hospitals of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (CABA), who also assured that “those who remain working do so with starvation wages.”
Thus, The biggest claim of the sector is that the joint ventures be opened urgently to negotiate the salary increase that the union will have this year, since most of the sectors have already negotiated the adjustment.
With this premise, the measure of strength of the guild It will be done under the motto: “The salary is not enough to live on,” according to Ortiz, who also confirmed that this Friday they will give a press conference at the headquarters of the Ramos Mejía Hospital.
The leader also reiterated that, in the last month, several of his colleagues have been fired from their jobs, when they responded immediately to the urgency of the pandemic.
What health workers demand from the Government
As Ortiz assured, they demand, among other things, “the laundering of non-remunerative items to remunerative; the payment of a critical area bonus and the recognition of overtime in modules”.
In addition, the health workers They call for an “urgent opening of joint ventures, a salary increase according to inflation and improving working conditions”.