ATE held a strike on Wednesday

The Association of State Workers (ATE) today announced a province-wide strike by next Wednesday to protest by the "enormous problems of all state because of the continued failure of the Social Security Institute of Neuquén (ISSN)," said Diego Urretabizkaya, ATE communications secretary.
The union will meet on Monday with the CTA to see the possibility of "uniting the strike with the other attached to the Central trade unions affiliated to the ISSN" said Urretabizkaya. This measure, which was released after a provincial plenary, joins the starting an information campaign and debate with all the members on the need to reform the Law 611, in addition to "require urgent restoration of benefits ".
In the plenary session of the ISSN directors guild released a report on the status of the entity which reported cutting benefits in the last month of medical sectors, lack of assistance in many cases, and professionals who no longer wish to attend affiliates or seek additional higher charge.
"The gynecologists do not address directly and there are other doctors who charge a co-insurance up to one hundred dollars when you always pay an additional five dollars," said Urretabizkaya.
Another issue that exposed was the renewal of the agreement by the Board of Directors of ISSN for two years with the company SRL Cordoba St. Augustine for the provision and management of cancer drugs, "despite the legal complaint made by our directors, as which means an increase in expenditures on the order of 70%, "reported ATE.