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Ashley Connolly was appointed head of Fórsa’s Health and Welfare Division at the beginning of July. With 20 years’ experience working in a hospital environment prior to working with Fórsa, she’s uniquely placed to cast a reflective eye on the challenges facing Fórsa’s health and welfare members this year. She looks at how the union is responding and at some of the additional challenges coming into view.
Fórsa’s Galway Health and Local Government branch is planning a protest rally on Saturday 27th August to highlight pay inequality, recruitment difficulties and growing waiting lists in the community and voluntary sector.
Inflation is likely to average close to 8% over the whole of 2023 before falling gradually to around 4% by the middle of next year. That’s the latest view from the trade union-backed Nevin Economic Research Institute (NERI).