Hospital workers mobilise over pay and conditions

Switzerland
Over 300 health workers took to the streets of Fribourg in a campaign to secure an increase in shift premia for night work. The SSP public service union wants to see hospitals honour the minimum legal requirements of a 10% addition for night work and full compensation for on-call duties but also is claiming a 20% allowance for night work in line with practice in most other cantons (regions). [Read more at > SSP (FR)->http://www.ssp-vpod.ch/actualites/nouvelles/ansicht/article/300-salarie-e-s-de-la-sante-manifestent-a-fribourg.html?tx_ttnews%5BbackPid%5D=34&cHash=dcf2f6ae7b]

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