Enrolled nurses want money too

Go Jamaica, September 9, 2010 The government’s decision to pay over monies owed to the Nurses Association of Jamaica has already started to have ripple effects. The Jamaica Association of Enrolled Nurses says it too is entitled to outstanding sums owed to its members in fringe benefits and salary increases. The enrolled nurses are supervised by registered nurses at health facilities. The call comes despite a request from the labour minister Pearnel Charles for other public sectors workers to ease their wage demands on the government. President of the association, Josephine Bedward says it’s unfair for the government to pay one group and not the other ... Enrolled