Issue of pay-rise timing at heart of hospital support staff strike

Job evaluation scheme shows workers entitled to pay increases, says Siptu

The dispute that will bring widespread disruption to hospital services on Wednesday essentially boils down to when thousands of support staff will receive pay rises.

Siptu argues that groups such as healthcare assistants, laboratory aides, technicians, porters, and others are due pay increases following the findings of a job evaluation scheme which concluded last autumn. These would amount to €1,500 for many staff and up to €3,000 in some cases.

About 1,000 hospital chefs...
source: Irish Times

2019-06-26 09:34
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