Ireland - Nurses reject pay proposals - September 30, 2018

Members of the nurses unions are recommended to reject recent government pay proposals aimed at addressing staff shortages in the health service. The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) and the Psychiatric Nurses Association (PNA) have recommended this. They say that the proposals do not address the serious recruitment and retention issues in the profession. Unions have not ruled out the possibility of industrial action. INMO union members will be balloted in October 2018 on whether to accept or reject the Government’s proposals. If rejected, a ballot to strike will follow.

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For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Sanne van der Gaag, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer © ETUI


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