7th February - National Nursing Strike 2019

Issued 6 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 continue this 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 Thursday 7th February .This involves 24-hour work stoppages from;

  • 8am Thursday 7th February until 8am Friday 8th February

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

Closed Day Services listed:

  • Baldoyle Day Services
  • Ballymun Local Centre
  • Belcamp
  • Bon Accord
  • 107 Cromwellsfort Road Local Centre
  • Chanel College
  • Circletime (YES Project)
  • Dublin Road Local Centre
  • Enterprise Local Centre
  • Grove Road
  • Grangemore Local Centre
  • Le Cheile
  • Moyle Road
  • Raheny ADC
  • Riverside Day Service
  • Templeogue Enterprises
  • Warrenhouse Road Local Centre

Curtailed Respite Services listed:

  • Ailesbury Respite
  • Donabate 1 Respite
  • Donabate 2 Respite

Further strike days could take place on 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.

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

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