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More pressure on Osakidetza: the cleaning strike is reactivated

Miguel Castillo

April 22, 2023 | 8:34 a.m.

No agreement at the negotiating table of the collective agreement

El Job issue in the cleaning service subcontracted by Osakidetza remains unresolved after finishing without progress the meeting of the negotiating table of the collective agreement held in the Council of Labor Relations (CRL) of Euskadi.

Call for new days of strike

In the absence of an agreement, the union majority (LAB, UGT, CCOO and ESK) has summoned the workers of the Osakidetza cleaning subcontractors to another three weeks of strike, starting next April 26. For its part, the ELA union, which had called a strike until April 30, has announced that it is extending it until May 21.

Claims of cleaning workers

The workers carry five years without agreement and they demand homologation with the Osakidetza staff. Their demands include:

  • Access to the different calls for professional careers.
  • Access to partial retirement linked to the relief contract.
  • A fairer and more objective system for filling vacancies.

Accusations of non-compliance with the principle of approval

As LAB, UGT, CCOO and ESK have explained in a note, "companies like the management of Osakidetza they are breaking the principle of approval by refusing to adapt and apply to us the different subjects applied to Osakidetza's own personnel ».

Impact of labor conflict on service quality

The prolongation of the labor conflict and the new strike days could affect the quality of the cleaning service in the health centers of Osakidetza. The lack of agreement at the negotiating table and the tensions between the unions and the Osakidetza management highlight the need to address the demands of the workers and find solutions that guarantee both their labor rights and the quality of the service provided.

The current situation highlights the importance of negotiation and dialogue between the parties involved in the labor dispute. Both the unions and the management of Osakidetza must be willing to seek solutions that satisfy the demands of the workers and, at the same time, ensure the quality of the cleaning service in the health centers.

Future of the labor conflict in Osakidetza

The announcement of new days of strike and the lack of agreement at the negotiating table of the collective agreement indicate that The labor conflict in the cleaning service subcontracted by Osakidetza is far from being resolved. However, it is crucial that both parties continue to dialogue and work towards an agreement that will allow the situation to be resolved and guarantee both the rights of workers and the quality of the services provided.

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