Donegal TD calls on HSE to give union recognition

A Donegal TD is calling on the HSE to give union recognition to an association that represents ambulance and emergency medical workers.

Independent Thomas Pringle says about 500 ambulance staff are members of the National Ambulance Service Representative Association, which is part of the Psychiatric Nurses Association.

NASRA members protested in Dublin yesterday as part of their campaign to get union recognition from the HSE.

Deputy Pringle descrbed it as ‘a disgrace’ that employers are dictating who can represent workers: