The state says rewarding the entire public service would cost around €1 billion.
The INMO say healthcare workers should be rewarded in addition to any national bonus.
Ministers are looking at the idea of giving frontline workers additional pay or more annual leave as a thank you for their work during the pandemic.
The state says rewarding the entire public service would cost around 1 billion euro.
Tony Fitzpatrick from the INMO says healthcare workers need to be recognised by themselves
Ireland's health unions are calling for immediate talks with the HSE on COVID compensation, following a Labour Court recommendation today.— Irish Nurses & Midwives Organisation (@INMO_IRL) September 22, 2021
Joint statement from @forsa_union_ie, @SIPTU & @INMO_IRL: https://t.co/gvAEBXVPFT