Nice little earners

It is disgusting to see highly paid politicians, pundits and HSE spinners condemning hard-working, underpaid nurses.

7th April, 2007

It is disgusting to see highly paid politicians, pundits and HSE spinners condemning hard-working, underpaid nurses.

Atypical example was on RTE’s Questions & Answers on April 2, where all six pontificators (panel and presenter) were probably paid three to ten times more than the nurses they criticised.

The Taoiseach, Tanaiste and cabinet members have received 24 pay increases since 1997. The 24 increases comprise routine awards under the national wage agreements, benchmarking and special...

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