The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has claimed frontline public servants earning €35,000 will lose 8% of their pay as a result of the Croke Park II proposals — but no other public servants earning less than €80,000 will lose nearly as much.
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013
THE decision by Michael Noonan, Minister for Finance, to allow pension companies pass on the 0.6% jobs tax to their customers, whether contributors or beneficiaries, was a direct contradiction of the views he had expressed in the Dáil debate and a capitulation to Industry pressure.
Fri, 17 Jun, 2011
THE Health Service Executive’s (HSE) decision to close the orthopaedic department at Our Lady’s Hospital in Co Meath, during December as part of their “break-even” plan will result in taxpayers paying more for patients to be treated in private hospitals, nurses warned yesterday.
Fri, 12 Oct, 2007
TRADE unions representing nurses and orderlies in the psychiatric health sector are to ballot their members on industrial action following the collapse of talks with employers on a compensation scheme for workers assaulted by patients.
Thu, 06 Jul, 2006