Student nurses protest against “training” wage of €6.49 an hour

Graduate nurses salariy cut by €4,000 as the HSE increases working hours and the INMO claim that management is in breach of national minimum wage legislation.

James Prendergast

Deputy News Editor

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has launched its “Everybody Loves Nurses” campaign against the reduction in starting salary of graduate nurses by ¤4,000 to ¤22,000 and the payment of below minimum wage salaries …

National Media Conference 2013: A round up

James Prendergast

Staff Writer

The Irish Times editor, Kevin O’Sullivan, has warned student journalists not to engage in “muck-raking.” Student writers have a tendency, O’Sullivan claimed, to be “delightfully oblivious” to defamation rules. Their actions could put student media at …