TITLE

Experts dismiss claim that pay rise over 2% will drive up inflation

AUTHOR(S)
Snow, Tamsin
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Nursing Standard;11/14/2007, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the claims of the British health departments for just a 2% affordable pay award for nurses and other National Health Service (NHS) staff in 2008-2009. In its evidence to the NHS Pay Review Body, the British government states that high pay settlement in the public sector could encourage the same in the private sector, which would lead to a higher interest rate and threaten economic growth and job prospects.
ACCESSION #
27632473

 

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