100 fixed term workers hours to be cut at Letterkenny General Hospital

Management at Letterkenny General Hospital are to cut the working hours of 100 fixed term workers by an average of 7 hours a week until the end of the year.

Trade Unions have been engaging with the HSE and management at Letterkenny General for months on how best to protect jobs and services.

Members of the HSE West Regional Health Forum were told in Galway yesterday that every health-care facility in the region must operate within its allocated budget for 2010.

Impact spokesperson Richy Carrothers says cutting working hours was the only way to avoid job losses:

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