The Cabildo de Tenerife and the Government of the Canary Islands have begun the procedures to transfer, over the next few months, a total of 222 employees to the Institute of Social and Socio-Health Care (IASS), regularizing the situation of these personnel who until now provided services in the IASS as delegated personnel.
The objective of this process is to achieve, for this group of workers, equitable conditions with respect to the rest of the workforce.
After a meeting of the councils of Tenerife and Gran Canaria, the Vice Ministry of Public Administration and Transparency and the General Directorate of Public Function of the Government of the Canary Islands, it has been agreed to start the process to transfer this staff, who in 2003 became part of Island Corporations. Now, the entities have decided to set up a technical working group to which the Ministry of Social Rights should be incorporated, an area to which this staff is attached, which will meet in order to make it a reality in the coming months. .
The third vice-president and councilor for Social Action of the Tenerife Council, Marián Franquet, explains that “20 years ago the decree for the transfer of services, material means and resources in the area of social services was issued, which included these workers who Since then, they have worked with working conditions that are different from those of the IASS’s own staff, due to the differences in the agreements”. In this sense, she clarifies that they seek to guarantee issues such as productivity, health insurance or help for glasses to all IASS workers.
Franquet clarifies that “from the two councils we have made available to the Government of the Canary Islands all our administrative and economic resources to make this transfer a reality.”
Social conditions equal to the rest
For her part, the manager of the IASS, Yazmina León Martínez, considers it “fundamental that these employees enjoy social benefits, facilities and conditions equal to those of the rest of the workers of the IASS”.
Likewise, it details that “these 222 people represent different profiles that are necessary for the operation of a socio-health center. From caregivers to doctors, psychologists, nurses or social workers, they will now become part of the institute’s staff”.