Strike and lose your increments, Donohue tells nurses

25th November, 2018
Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Finance: ‘Only those inside the agreement can expect to enjoy the benefits’ Pic: Fergal Phillips

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has warned the country’s 37,000 nurses that they will be denied pay increases, salary increments and lower pension levies if they vote for strike action. The increased salary scale for 10,000 nurses who joined the health service since 2011 on lower pay will also be off the table, Donohoe said.

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) is balloting its members on proposals for a 24-hour strike to secure a 12...

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