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Deceased consultants’ families to get share of €200m pay settlement

Some 700 consultants had taken legal action against the government over the failure to pay the increases agreed in their new contracts in 2008, but it was settled out of court earlier this year

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
2nd September, 2018

The families of late consultants are set to share in the €200 million state settlement of their pay claim.

Some 700 consultants had taken legal action against the government over the failure to pay the increases agreed in their new contracts in 2008, but it was settled out of court earlier this year.

The HSE has confirmed that the families of consultants who have died since then are entitled to apply for compensation, even if they had...

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