Updated: 01/02/17 : 07:38:42Printable Version
The HSE and Department of Health will be told to give doctors a 20% pay rise to stop them leaving the country.
The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) says the wages of non-consultant doctors have been cut by 46% after new rules on working hours.
It claims that Ireland is now offering salaries well below those in Canada, the UK and Australia.
They are to call for a reversal of the 20% pay cuts introduced under financial emergency legislation for hospital consultants employed before 2012.
They also claim that the 30% wage reduction for those appointed after 2012 needs to be removed to attract senior doctors to Ireland.
According to The Irish Times
, the IMO will make a submission to the Government's new Public Service Pay Commission this week outlining their concerns.