The hypothesis of renewal of the national employment contract for the approximately 600,000 employees of the public health sector (health sector), from nurses to radiologists to administrative staff, as well as midwives and researchers, among others, has been signed. The minimum average monthly gross increase is 90 euros.

The hypothesis of a National Collective Labor Agreement of the Public Health sector signed has a validity of 2019/2021 and affects 545 thousand male and female workers. Agreement signed in the evening by Aran and the trade unions Fp Cgil, Cisl Fp, Uil Fpl, Fials, Nursind and Nursing Up who express “great satisfaction for an important and long-awaited result”. “With this renewal, in the face of the resources allocated by the government, we recognize wages, rights and protections for workers who in these difficult years have faced the pandemic emergency, guaranteeing the stability of the National Health Service and the health of citizens. The contract recognizes to these workers an important recognition of the value and commitment lavished, both in terms of wages and rights, and represents a starting point for an effective relaunch of the Health Service, which will now have to pass through greater resources and stable hiring “, the unions conclude. Negotiations for the renewal of the contract for the following three-year period 2022-2024 will be launched shortly.

“We are satisfied with the definition of an important contract, after a difficult negotiation, which the workers have been waiting for a long time to unlock. A new season is opening for the recognition of work in the public health sector in our country. The contract is a regained right. , we now expect a large investment in employment and in the NHS. ” This is what the general secretary of the CGIL says, Maurizio Landini. “We express great satisfaction – states Landini – for the signing of the national contract for public health workers. After difficult years, during which the personnel of the national health system faced the pandemic emergency paying a huge cost, the first just and necessary recognition both on the economic side and on the rights side “.