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28 April 2016
Today (28 April) is the "World Day for Safety and Health at Work". In the following interview with ACTRAV/ILO, the General Secretary of Public Services International (PSI), Rosa Pavanelli, explains how workers in the public services are affected by stress.
10 March 2016
On the 26th of February, more than 12,000 nurses under the banner of the All India Government Nurses Federation (AIGNF) were off-duty to protest against “retrograde recommendations” of the 7th Central Pay Commission. In case the government remains deaf to their demands, an indefinite strike will start from the 15th of March on.
08 March 2016
PSI General Secretary will represent the trade union movement, health workers and public services on a newly created UN High Level Commission announced by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the 2nd of March.
21 September 2015
On Monday 14 September 2015, health workers organised under the banner of Mumbai Mahanagarpalika Karmachari Mahasangh (MMKM) held a protest rally in front of Sewri TB Hospital in Mumbai, where Rani Nagre, 31, staff nurse at the hospital died as a result of drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) on 9 September.
20 August 2015
The FO, CGT, SUD and UNSA health federations have written to the health minister calling for an end to 12-hour shifts in the public health sector.
28 April 2015
In April 2014, the New York State legislature in the US enacted the “Safe Patient Handling Act” that is now in the process of implementation. It is the 9th US state to enact such a law