Nurses and Local Authorities Accept Pay Deal

YLE, November 19, 2007 The General Council of Tehy, the Union of Health
and Social Care Professionals, unanimously approved a negotiated pay
deal reached late Sunday. The Commission for Local Authority Employers,
or KT, has also given its unanimous approval to the contract, thereby
averting industrial action in which about 12,000 nurses threatened to
start a mass resignation campaign. The contract gives Tehy members pay
increases of 22 to 28 percent over the next four years. They will also
get a Christmas bonus of EUR 270. ... Nurses