5th February - National Nursing Strike Action

Issued 4 February 2019

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National Nursing Strike Action 2019

The National Industrial Action, involving 24-hour work stoppages and non-availability to work overtime, will be continuing into February as advised by the Unions Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) and Psychiatric Nurses Association (PNA) who represent nursing staff of all grades.

This industrial action is not a grievance with St Michael’s House. The St. Michael's House internal strike committee are continuing to assess the scale of Strike risk and establish contingency plans.

The next planned strike is for Tuesday 5th February .This involves 24-hour work stoppages from;

  • 8am Tuesday 5th February until 8am Wednesday 6th February

The strike will impact St Michael’s House staffing in the following areas;

Only these Day Services listed:

  • Ailesbury Respite from 10am 5th February until 8am 6th February
  • Baldoyle Day Services
  • Ballymun Local Centre
  • Belcamp
  • Bon Accord
  • 107 Cromwellsfort Road Local Centre
  • Chanel College
  • Circletime (YES Project)
  • Donabate 1 Respite from 10am 5th February until 8am 6th February
  • Donabate 2 Respite from 10am 5th February until 8am 6th February
  • Dublin Road LC
  • Enterprise Local Centre
  • Grove Road
  • Grangemore Local Centre
  • Le Cheile
  • Moyle Road
  • Raheny ADC
  • Riverside Day Service
  • Templeogue Enterprises
  • Warrenhouse Road Local Centre

St. Michael's House services will be open on Wednesday 6th February .

Further strike days could take place on 7th, 12th, 13th and 14th, 19th, 21st February.

Information pickets are due to take place at locations to be confirmed by the INMO and PNA. The INMO have clarified that passing the picket by non members and other unions is not an issue.

Print out this National Nursing Strike and St.Michael's House information.

Our National Nursing Strike Easy to Read Guide 5th February

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St. Michael's House will keep you informed of any contingency plans.