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Hospital strike gets worse. The almost one-week-old hospital strike amongst medical personnel and employer’s union Spekter has been widened today. Parat, Delta, and Bibliotekarforbundet (Librarians), have now stepped up industrial action to include more ambulance drivers around the country, as well as additional hospital staff in Oslo, Bergen, Kristiansand, Førde, and Tromsø. About 350 personnel are now on strike. Worst hit are Oslo and Akerhus, where an additional 80 members have been called out, bringing the total to 117.

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Hospital strike gets worse

Published on Monday, 5th July, 2010 at 09:37 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

The almost one-week-old hospital strike amongst medical personnel and employer’s union Spekter has been widened today.

A Norwegian ambulance (illustration photo)
A Norwegian ambulance (illustration photo)
Photo: © 2007 J. P. Fagerback/Wikimedia Commons


Parat, Delta, and Bibliotekarforbundet (Librarians), have now stepped up industrial action to include more ambulance drivers around the country, as well as additional hospital staff in Oslo, Bergen, Kristiansand, Førde, and Tromsø. About 350 personnel are now on strike.

Worst hit are Oslo and Akerhus, where an additional 80 members have been called out, bringing the total to 117.

“Spekter can’t continue hiding any longer. They have to show some initiative and come with a solution,” deputy union leader Erik Kollerud tells NRK.



Published on Monday, 5th July, 2010 at 09:37 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

This post has the following tags: hospital, strike, parat, delta, ys, spekter, pay, row, conditions, ambulance, staff, medical, personnel.





  
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