More than medals, caregivers expect real financial recognition for their commitment during the coronavirus crisis, and above all an in-depth overhaul of the hospital system. The pressure on the executive is all the stronger as the epidemic has exacerbated a deep pre-existing discomfort in the public hospital, where staff have been on strike for over a year demanding more beds, more staff and a revaluation of remuneration.
“No bonus, no medal, no military parade, no RTT offered by charity. We want a salary to live decently, to stay close to workHammered a caregiver from Saint-Louis hospital, member of the inter-hospital committee (CIH), spearheading the mobilization. “We do not want medals, RTT from other employees, holiday vouchers and other proposals that are as contemptuous as they are outrageous! ”, confirms another at the Grenoble University Hospital.
Suffice to say that the announcement in the Council of Ministers last Wednesday of a