Phil Ní Sheaghdha, general secretary of the INMO. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Nurses have accused the Government of exaggerating the cost of meeting their claim for an across-the-board pay rise of up to 12 per cent. The Irish N(...)

The INMO said its executive council had recommended that members vote in favour of strike action. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Nurses are making unsustainable wage demands which would compromise public pay and budgetary policy, the Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure h(...)

INMO argues its members are paid about €7,000 a year less than staff in therapy grades but work more hours. Photograph: Frank Miller

The State’s largest nursing union will commence a ballot of members for strike action on Monday following the rejection of Government pay proposals. (...)

Nursing unions are seeking pay parity with groups such as physiotherapists and speech and language thereapists.

Psychiatric nurses are to consider strike action in the mental health services after health service management rejected their union’s proposal for a s(...)

The INMO said it envisaged that any strike action would involve a 24-hour stoppage in all hospitals.

Psychiatric nurses are seeking the Government to agree a special pay increase as a “down payment” to encourage members to take part in an overall sala(...)

Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) said if members backed the proposals, industrial action would involve a 24-hour stoppage in all hospitals. However any industrial action is unlikely to take place until mid December at the earliest.

Nurses are to ballot for a nationwide all-out strike as part of a campaign to secure pay increases to tackle recruitment and retention difficulties. (...)

The Government says between 18,000 and 20,000 nurses could benefit from its proposals. Photograph: Frank Miller

The leadership of the country’s largest nursing union is expected to consider on Monday whether to ballot its members for strike action over pay. The(...)

It is understood that the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation will be invited to attend direct talks with the HSE, possibly on November 8th.

Nurses are to be invited to new talks with health service management next week in an attempt to head off potential industrial action in hospitals over(...)

Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation general secretary Phil Ni Sheaghdha.

Nurses are understood to have declined to attend a meeting of the group which oversees compliance with terms of the public service agreement which was(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has signalled the Government’s €200 million deal on new-entrant pay is as far as it is prepared to go. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government is now facing the prospect of potential industrial action by both teachers and nurses in the months ahead. The vote on Tuesday by prim(...)

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