CESI welcomes two new member organisations and one new observer

At its Board meeting on June 15, CESI welcomed two new full member organisations: The Spanish Nursing Technicians Trade Union (SAE) and the Serbian Trade Union of Doctors and Pharmacists. Moreover, the Trade Union of Physicians in the region of Srpska in Bosnia and Herzegowina became an observer at CESI.

CESI welcomes two new member organisations and one new observer

The Spanish Nursing Technicians Trade Union SAE (Sindicato de Técnicos de Enfermería) is a non-partisan independent nation-wide trade union established for nursing staff. It was founded in 1988 and has been actively participating in collective bargaining in the filed of Spanish healthcare since then. It is the most representative trade union in the sector in Spain.

The Serbian Trade Union of Doctors and Pharmacists SLFS (Sindikat lekara i farmaceuta Srbije), established in the 1990s, brings together doctors and pharmacists employed in the public sector. It is an independent trade union whose objective is the protection and improvement of common and individual professional rights and interests in the Serbian public healthcare sector.

Trade Union of Physicians in Srpska in Bosnia and Herzegowina SSDMRS (Strukovni Sindikat Doktora Medicine Republike Srpske was founded in 2005 and represents physicians and dentists employed in the public healthcare system. It is representative in Srpska.

CESI Secretary General Klaus Heeger said: “I am glad to welcome our two new member organisation from Spain and Serbia, and look forward to fruitful cooperation with the Trade Union of Physicians in Srpska in Bosnia and Herzegowina. Their competence and sectoral expertise will further reinforce CESI’s voice in the representation of the interests of employees in the field of public healthcare in Europe.”

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