"Upwards of 90 000 health professionals does not yet have a new collective agreement. The negotiations are going slow, despite the fact that mediators involved and the risk of a strike has increased, according to the Swedish association of health professionals."
"At the moment, stands the Swedish association of health professionals and employer organisations SKL and Sobona far from each other," says Roger Bergebo, Vårdförbundets chairman in the county of Jämtland, P4 Jämtland."
"the Unions want to get away from what you are describing as a bemanningskris and get an increase in wage dispersion and wage growth. It requires 10 000 sek extra for the especially skilled, shorter working hours for night workers and more time for recovery."
"the Negotiations include, inter alia, nurses, röntgensjuksköterskor, biomedical and midwives. The risk of strikes has increased and an important role to play in society, to go out, said Ines Avdić, a representative of the Swedish association of health professionals Västra Götaland, for the TT."
"health professionals went on strike in 2008 that its members had a lower wage than other employees. Fackordförande Sineva Ribeiro says to the newspaper Vårdfokus she is concerned about the wage negotiations."
"– Our member groups are leaving their professions. When they feel that employers do everything except to raise their wages, they lose trust. It is devastating for the health care system. And it is devastating if it leads to that the population does not receive the care they need, " she says."
"The new agreement would be ready by the 1st of april."