Full pay rise for NI nurses10th July 2007
Unions say nurses in England deserve to be paid the same as their Northern Ireland counterparts.
The call comes after NI Health Minister Michael McGimpsey said nurses would receive the full pay award recommended by the Independent Pay Review Body, meaning they will receive a 2.5% increase back-dated from 1 April in line with Scotland and Wales. But nurses in England will only get 1.5% now and 1% in November. Peter Carter, General Secretary of the Royal College of Nursing, said the situation was unjust.
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Title: Full pay rise for NI nurses
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 3420
Date Added: 10th Jul 2007