Congress Submission to Oireachtas Health Committee on Section 39 Organisations
ICTU delegation, led by SIPTU Divisional Organiser, Paul Bell, outlined to Oireachtas members the extent to which the Public Health Service is dependent on Section 39 Organisations and the difficulties being experienced by that sector in retaining staff.
“The services provided by Section 39 Organisations are critical to the functioning of the public health service. They provide hospitals services, intellectual disability services, training and education and home care services. The members of unions employed in Section 39 Organisations are all qualified in their fields of expertise to the same standard as their counterparts employed directly by the HSE…”
Another step on our journey for Pay Justice for Section 39 workers