Nurses May Lose Salary Increase
Nurses and health professionals risk losing their agreed salary increase for next year. The financial crisis has meant that the employers now wants to renegotiate the agreement that was entered last year.
In an article in the daily Dagens Nyheter, the Association for Sweden's Health Authorities claims that its members cannot afford the agreed salary increase of 2 % if the quality of the health care is to be maintained,
The trade union representative says she cannot see this "provocation as anything else than a declaration of war" against all who work in health care today.