Friday August 14, 2020

Junior doctors to go to LRC over hospital overtime issue

The continuing refusal of hospitals to pay thousands of junior doctors for overtime has led to the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) referring the matter to the Labour Relations Commission (LRC), writes Susan Mitchell.

23rd October, 2010

As no resolution to the outstanding issue has be en reached, the IMO said it was ‘‘left with no option’’ but to go to the LRC.

Fine Gael health spokesman Dr James Reilly accused hospitals of ‘‘bullying’’ junior doctors.

‘‘I was told some doctors are being paid to work until five on the understanding they will stay until eight - otherwise they are being told they won’t...

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