Workers vow to smash Tories’ poverty pay plan
Monday 7th Aug 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
THE SNP was accused of leaving NHS staff “overworked and undervalued” yesterday after half of Scottish nurses reported that staff shortages had compromised patient care during their most recent shift.
A survey by the Royal College of Nursing of over 3,000 Scottish nurses...
Tuesday 1st Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Royal College of Nursing warns of huge staff shortage unless pay and conditions improve
Monday 3rd Jul 2017
ROYAL College of Nursing (RCN) members should be congratulated for their demonstrations across Britain yesterday against the Tory government’s 1 per cent pay cap on public-sector workers.
Their action highlights the grotesque iniquity of a policy that dumps much of the burden of...
Wednesday 28th Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
by Felicity Collier
NURSES will vote on strikes for the first time in their union’s 100-year history if they wage-destroying 1 per cent pay cap is not axed by the next government, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) said yesterday.
A consultative ballot of 50,000...
Monday 15th May 2017
BRITAIN’S nurses are on the brink of industrial action for the first time.
The Royal College of Nursing’s consultative ballot shows 78 per cent of nurses are ready to strike — and more than nine in 10 are up for action of other kinds to resist Conservative plans for...
NURSES are voting on what industrial action to take over an ongoing cap on their salaries.
Around 270,000 members of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) are being asked if they want to strike in response to a a 1 per cent rise that would result in a real-terms pay cut.
Thursday 13th Apr 2017
Nearly two-thirds do unpaid overtime every week, poll finds
Wednesday 8th Mar 2017
Workers fight against ‘crippling pay restraint’ in the NHS
Monday 30th Jan 2017
PAY restraints, budget cuts and Brexit are contributing to a “perfect storm” for Scotland’s nurses, a new report warned yesterday.
The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) argued that rising demand and a shortage of nurses was putting patients at risk and urged the Scottish...
Saturday 22nd Oct 2016