Hospital talks break down

first_imgNewsBreaking newsHospital talks break downBy Bernie English – December 10, 2015 867 64 patients waiting for beds in UHL University Hospital Limerick in Dooradoyle. Pic Emma Jervis / Press 22by Bernie [email protected], which is was hoped would prevent industrial action at the University Hospital in Dooradoyle at an unspecified date have broken down this Thursday.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Talks chaired by the Workplace Relations Commission, between the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) and Health Service management aimed at averting the strikes in Emergency Departments, commencing next Tuesday have broken down without agreement.The talks happened against the backdrop of severe shortages of nursing staff and threatened strike action in the country’s Emergency Departments. An INMO spokesperson said: “In spite of agreements providing for the immediate recruitment of 144 nurses across 12 of the 26 ED Departments, which cannot be filled on current terms, Health Employers failed to produce an incentivised recruitment package. UK and Irish private hospitals are actively recruiting Irish nurses with attractive incentive packages while the Irish health service is haemorrhaging nurses.”UHL nurses had said that while they voted for the strike action, they would not participate in the first wave of action although strike is still a possibility at another date.INMO and SIPTU staff at the maternity hospital have already indicated that following talks with management, they will not participate.Dave Hughes, INMO Deputy General Secretary said: “While management accepted that a state of bedlam existed in our EDs, and made statements on the need for greater security, cleaning and management support, their whole approach lacked credibility, and urgency, by their failure to commit to a realistic recruitment and retention plan.”There were 2,449 admitted patients waiting on trolleys in the first 7 days of December according to the INMO’s trolley/ward watch. Mr Hughes said: “There is a tolerance of ED overcrowding and the complete failure to manage and control admissions and discharges.” TAGSEDfeaturedINMOStrikeuniversity hospital limerick Updated statement on service disruptions UL Hospitals Group Facebook Email Print Call for Government action as 81 patients wait for beds in UHL Numbers of Limerick hospital group staff sidelined by COVID-19 reduces by 162 in past 7 dayscenter_img Advertisement Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 53 patients waiting for beds at UHL Linkedin WhatsApp Previous articleJapanese restaurant gutted in Limerick fireNext articleOpinion – Rugby returning to Markets Field Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Walk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April last_img read more

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BUILDING PERMITS: May 5 – May 14, 2021

first_imgBusinessBuilding Permits By Odessa American – May 23, 2021 TAGSbuilding permits BUILDING PERMITS: May 5 – May 14, 2021 WhatsApp WhatsApp Facebook Twittercenter_img Pinterest Previous articlePET OF THE WEEK: GracieNext articleHART: Government’s ill-timed sit at home money hurting the economy: Too much, too late Odessa American Facebook Twitter NEW RESIDENTIALSMorgan Warrick/DR Horton, 2029 Ebbets Drive, $155,245; Greg Baier/Betenbough Homes, 1324 Terra Cotta St., $193,950; Robbie Moon/Betenbough Homes, 1333 Terra Cotta St., $185,950; Greg Baier/Betenbough Homes, 1329 Terra Cotta St., $240,950; Robbie Moon/Betenbough Homes, 1326 Terra Cotta St., $184,950; Robbie Moon/Betenbough Homes, Terra Cotta St., $185,950; Greg Baier/Betenbough Homes, Terra Cotta St., $191,950; Robbie Moon/Betenbough Homes, 1314 Terra Cotta St., $229,950; Greg Baier/Betenbough Homes, 1320 Terra Cotta St., $192,950; Robbie Moon/Betenbough Homes, 1328 Terra Cotta St., $197,950; Greg Baier/Charlie Cooke/Betenbough Homes, 1312 Terra Cotta St., $190,950; Greg Baier/Betenbough Homes, 1305 Terra Cotta St., $201,950; Robbie Moon/Betenbough Homes, 1306 Terra Cotta St., $232,950; Greg Baier/Betenbough Homes, 1307 Terra Cotta St., $217,950; Robbie Moon/Betenbough Homes, 1309 Terra Cotta St., $225,950; Charles Dawson/Jason Waters/Dawson Custom Homes, 5 Paseo La Estancia Court, $1,500,000; Greg Baier/Betenbough Homes, 1331 Terra Cotta St., $196,950; Greg Baier/Betenbough Homes, 1327 Terra Cotta St., $194,950; Alexa Guillen/John McKnight/Silver Leaf Homes, 1803 Twin Falls Drive, $279,725; Morgan Warrick/DR Horton, 32 La Cresta Ave., $183,660; Alexa Guillen/John McKnight/Silver Leaf Homes, 2007 Twin Falls Drive, $270,150; Morgan Warrick/DR Horton, 10 Coyote Court, $216,605; Morgan Warrick/DR Horton, 8635 Rutland Drive, $173,120; Morgan Warrick/DR Horton, 10 San Pedro Court, $221,555; Morgan Warrick/DR Horton, 5 El Nido Court, $197,300; Jorge Contreras/Forming House, 600 Wabash Ave., $160,000; Greg Baier/Betenbough Homes, 1201 Big Easy St., $209,950; Morgan Warrick/DR Horton, 7508 Horton Ranch Road, $137,370; Morgan Warrick/DR Horton, 10 Los Medios Drive, $199,830; Morgan Warrick/DR Horton, 7520 Horton Ranch Road, $180,790; Greg Baier/Betenbough Homes, 1205 Big Easy St., $232,950; Alexa Guillen/John McKnight/Silver Leaf Homes, 2015 Twin Falls Drive, $292,550; Morgan Warrick/DR Horton, 7507 Horton Ranch Road, $151,100; Morgan Warrick/DR Horton, 8626 Rutland Drive, $174,225; Morgan Warrick/DR Horton, 8631 Rutland Drive, $183,780; Morgan Warrick/DR Horton, 1810 Ebbets Drive, $155,245; Greg Baier/Betenbough Homes, 1202 Big Easy St., $229,950; Greg Baier/Betenbough Homes, 1301 E 93rd St., $179,950; Greg Baier/Betenbough Homes, 1303 E 93rd St., $177,950; Santiago Ortega/Ortega Construction, 3611 El Cajon Ave., $180,000; Omar Rosas/Rosas New Homes LLC, 204 Rolling Winds Circle, n.a.Total: 41 permits, $9,309,200RESIDENTIALS ALTERATIONS, ADDITIONS & CONVERSIONSOscar Prieto/Ruben Degado, 210 Orchard Drive, n.a.; Yolanda A Hernandez, 1817 Beckwood Place, n.a.; Tenille Washington/Premier Portable Building, 408 E Odessa St., $8,000; Simon Escarsega/Sheila Hernandez, 914 E 21st St., n.a.; Simon Escarsega/Sheila Hernandez, 914 E 21st St., n.a.; Rodrigo Valenzuela, 3603 Pershing Ave., $3,200; Heath Erwin, 2818 Hilltop Drive, n.a.; Jose Rodriguez, 3011 W 8th St., n.a.; Jared Smedley, 9200 Lamar Ave., n.a.; Miguel Rodarte/Javier Gullardo, 612 E 97th St., n.a.; Jabiel Badillo, 604 E 56th St., n.a.; Efren Lujan, 2019 W 8th St., n.a.; Alejandro Tejada, 2119 Beverly St., $3,000; Catrina Leyva, 1417 W 23rd St., n.a.; Santiago Mata/Wesley Seales/S Mata Roofing, 3720 Bowie Ave., n.a.; Neftaly Lopez/Raymundo Gonzalez/Nl Construction Panchitos, 1444 S Grant Ave., $120,000; Carlos Baiza, 5161 Kalenak Court, n.a.; Phillip Graham, 1821 E Yukon Road, n.a.; Jonathan Miera, 3105 San Marino Drive, n.a.; Robert Ramirez/Rene Hignojos/Ramirez Homes and Remodeling, 3923 Oporto St., $20,000; Willy Davila/Rocky Barnes/KVC Homes, 714 Amburgey Ave., n.a.; Robert Sellars, 8834 Dublin Ave., n.a.; Luis Lozano, 404 E 46th St., n.a.; Richard Brazening, 1514 Haywood Ave., $4,214; Johnny Doerksen/Tj Mosely/Doerksen Construction, 3774 E Everglade Ave., $47,650; Huber Samaniego, 505 N Belmont Ave., n.a.; Oscar Arce, 507 Washington Lane, n.a.; Alfredo Espinosa/Erica Gutierrez/Top 2 Bottom Construction, 1024 Jefferson Ave., $4,300; Emanuel Muela/Jorge Salazar, 3114 Chestnut Ave., n.a.; Armando Zapata, 1313 E 35th St., n.a.; Alina Orona/Dorthy Price/Elite Energy, 612 E 99th Court, $1,000; Sonja Lipp, 21 Valley Road, $5,000; Luis Puente, 412 Zeneta Ave., n.a.Total: 33 permits, $216,364COMMERICAL ALTERATIONS, ADDITIONS & CONVERSIONSAnthony Rios/PC & D, 513 N Grant Ave., $150,000; Alain Gonzalez/Cream Lab, 4101 E 42nd St., $1,900; Maria Hernandez, 4101 E 42nd St., $3,200; James Chase McCain/C & J General Contracting LLC, 1406 Brittany Lane, $25,000; Christopher Sewell/One Architecture/Sol Building Contractors, LLC, 2600 Kermit Highway, $8,500; Amy Diekevers/Precision Permit Services/Golden Sands General Contractors, 901 N Grandview Ave., $84,000; Miguel Porras/Miguel Porras/Roadrunner1 Mobile Drug Testing LLC, 1615 W 26th St., $6,000Total: 6 permits, $278,600CHANGE OF USEDebbie Chiu/Boba Cup Fried Rice Express, 3760 Andrews Highway, n.a.Total: 1 permit, n.a.Final total: 86 permits, $9,804,164 Pinterestlast_img read more

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Asset managers side too often with corporate management – study

first_imgSome of the UK’s largest asset managers have come in for criticism after a report alleged the industry often sided with company management when voting on controversial shareholder resolutions.ShareAction, a responsible investment charity, also said regulators in the UK should be more forceful ensuring compliance with the country’s Stewardship Code among signatories, as several of the asset managers surveyed failed to disclose their voting record.The charity’s report examined the voting records of AGMs from 2014 where more than 30% of shareholders voted against management, with the votes largely concerned with board appointments and remuneration.It argued that there was often a disconnect between the voting behaviour of asset managers and its stance outlined in public voting policies. ShareAction chief executive Catherine Howarth criticised that many firms were failing to take their stewardship responsibilities seriously.“While the detail of any one vote may not be indicative of an approach, there does seem to be a pattern for some managers across the votes we looked at with significant shareholder dissent. “We expect investors will be asking tough questions of their asset managers, particularly those who appear to be simply backing management most of the time, based on this report.”It praised Aviva Investors, F&C Investments, Newton Investment Management, Royal London Asset Management and Standard Life Investments as the five most transparent companies of the 33 surveyed.Aviva Investors was also one of four praised for most consistently opposing management – alongside Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Threadneedle Asset Management and AllianceBernstein.Aberdeen Asset Management, BlackRock, HSBC Global Asset Management, Schroders Investment Management, Hermes Investment Management and M&G Investment Management were the asset managers identified as most likely to side with management.Saker Nusseibeh, chief executive at Hermes IM, said his company’s approach to engagement was about achieving “beneficial change”, as opposed to mounting a campaign or “box tick”.“We take a graduated approach and base our decisions on annual report disclosures, discussions with the company and independent analysis,” he said.“At larger companies or those where clients have a significant stake, we seek to have dialogue ahead of voting against or abstaining on any resolution. We vote accordingly and as part of a constructive discussion with the company’s board.”ShareAction’s report also urged a more consistent approach in disclosing the rationale behind a vote, noting that some asset managers took the time to explain why they voted with or against management, while others only explain a vote against a company.It also said a large number of asset managers declined to disclose voting rationale publicly, as it hindered engagement efforts – an argument the charity dismissed as “unconvincing”.“[Twenty four] of the 33 managers included in this study did not disclose any information on their voting rationales, and the level of disclosure of the remaining nine varied significantly,” ShareAction said.“There is room for significant improvement in the disclosure of voting rationales by asset managers, and this is critical to achieving real accountability by an industry that invests other people’s money.”The report also suggested that the Financial Reporting Council, the regulator behind the Stewardship Code, and the Financial Conduct Authority be more proactive in enforcing the Code’s principles – for example, in instances where signatories failed to publish voting records.“It is clear current regulation is not leading to the level of disclosure that is desirable in the market,” it said. “We suggest the Stewardship Code needs to be revisited in light of these failings and that some mechanism is needed to prevent managers claiming to comply with the Code when they do not.”,WebsitesWe are not responsible for the content of external sitesLink to ShareAction reportlast_img read more

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