With massive participation of doctors, nurses, workers’ of all sectors and People’s Committees took place on May 23 the Successful Action Day in Healthcare. With meetings, protest demonstrations, campaigns and other militant initiatives in public hospitals the “Action Day In Healthcare For The Needs Of Popular Families And The Rights Of Workers In Healthcare”, followed the decision taken by workers’ unions for common action with demands that respond to the problems of hospitals, healthcare and patients.
The demands of the action day were:
Mass recruitment of permanent staff of all specialties and in all sectors (doctors, nurses, cleaning staff etc), the termination of the slave trade to the workers with flexible form of employment, permanent and steady work for all, full and adequate funding from the state budget and the recovery of all losses in wages and labor rights. End intensification of work. No cuts in unhealthy work allowance. Include in Unhealthy work allowance of all those working in heavy – unhealthy and dangerous conditions. Exclusively Public Free Healthcare System, without any payment from patients
The Healthcare Unions also called for support to the National General Strike of May 30