999 operators strike in Navan, Ballyshannon centre operating as normal

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Workers at one of Ireland's 999 call centres are on strike again today.

The operators at the facility in Navan are taking the action in a long standing row over pay and union recognition.

Unions involved in the row say they want every member of staff to be given a living wage of 11.50 per hour - something contractor Conduit Global says it's already agreed to.

Patients requiring emergency services today will NOT be affected by the action, with operators working as normal in the Ballyshannon and Dublin centres.

Ian McArdle of the Communications Workers Union says Conduit could have avoided the strike......