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After a year of negotiations, most recently a total failure on the part of HIAL to come back to the table with an improved offer, we have reached the unacceptable situation where HIAL management say ministers responsible for resolving the dispute, while the First Minister says it HIAL which is responsible.

Willie Dow, who passed away in May, was a member of Prospect and its predecessor unions for 71 years. His son Gordon, also a Prospect member, tells Willie’s story

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Nurses and other health workers in Guernsey want action on their pay and conditions

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Blame game between HIAL and ministers will do nothing to resolve this dispute
  • 17 May 2019

After a year of negotiations, most recently a total failure on the part of HIAL to come back to the table with an improved offer, we have reached the unacceptable situation where HIAL management say ministers responsible for resolving the dispute, while the First Minister says it HIAL which is responsible.