The ambulance drivers have given up their hunger strike, announces the vice-president of the PSD: A constructive dialogue with Prime Minister Ciolacu and the Minister of Labor

The ambulance drivers have given up their hunger strike, announces the vice-president of the PSD: A constructive dialogue with Prime Minister Ciolacu and the Minister of Labor

The five ambulance service union leaders who went on hunger strike, unhappy that the pension law does not recognize the system’s difficult working conditions, abandoned the protest after meeting with Prime Minister Marcel Ciolacu and the Minister of Labor. , Simona Bucura Oprescu, announces PSD vice-president Gabriel Zetea.

ambulancePhoto: INQUAM Photos / Octav Ganea

  • “The ambulance drivers were received at the Government by the Prime Minister of Romania and the Minister of Labor. I am happy to have been able to contribute, today, to the mediation of correct relations between the Ambulance trade unionists and the Prime Minister of Romania, Marcel Ciolacu, but also in the meeting they had with the Minister of Labor, Simona Bucura Oprescu,” Zetea said Tuesday evening in a message on Facebook, according to News.ro.

He added that after discussions, the Ambulance representatives decided to abandon the hunger strike.

  • “I wholeheartedly sympathize with the situation faced by ambulance drivers across the country, but I was particularly impressed by the interaction I had with Gheorghe Chiş, president of the National Federation of Ambulance Unions of Romania , to whom I showed that not all politicians make promises without cover. I admire the dignified way in which the paramedics defended their cause and I am particularly happy that this afternoon we managed to discuss , within the government of Romania, with Prime Minister Marcel Ciolacu, but also with the Minister of Labor and that following the constructive dialogue “The paramedics decided to abandon the hunger strike”, affirmed Zetea.

​Five ambulance service union leaders have started a hunger strike, angry that the pension law does not recognize difficult working conditions in the operating system. The protest took place in the Chamber of Deputies, then in the Government. Off-duty system employees demonstrated at the units’ headquarters. And the unionists of the Health Federation announced Tuesday that they were “deeply disappointed and seriously infringed on their rights” by the new pension law, because the employees’ justified amendments were not taken into account and were rejected in the House. deputies. Trade unionists also accused “a simulation of public consultation”.

The Ambulance Federation announced on Tuesday that the number of union leaders of ambulance services who have started a hunger strike has reached five: Chiş Gheorghe, president of the National Federation of Ambulance Unions of Romania, Gâdiuţă Claudia, leader of the Salverea Tulcea Libre Independent. , Dragomir Valentin, leader of the Brăila Ambulance Union, Comănescu Alexandru, leader of the Vâlcea Ambulance Union, and Muşa Daniel Constantin, leader of the Olt Ambulance Union.

They demanded an urgent meeting with Prime Minister Marcel Ciolacu, but also with the Ministers of Labor and Health “to establish the modalities for settling union demands and find solutions to resolve the situations facing the ambulance services”.

The law on pensions, adopted by Parliament, removes the special conditions from which employees of the system benefited.

Chkayer

Chkayer

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *