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Section 39 workers explain why they will go on strike on Valentine’s Day.
There 13,000 Section 39 employees in Ireland. They are not public servants, but their employers are grant-aided by the HSE.
SIPTU says these workers should be included in a recent deal on sleep-over allowances secured with the HSE.
Paddy Cole, at SIPTU writes:
“The Government now has a two-week window to bring the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform to the table and face up to its responsibilities to Section 39 workers, their patients and their families.”