HSE v INMO 
Case ReferenceILCR Recommendation No. LCR21137
Legal BodyLabour Court
Type of Claim / JurisdictionContracts of Employment, Pay and Conditions of Employment
This case concerned a claim by two Public Health Nurses that they should have been in receipt of a Midwifery Allowance. Both Nurses had undergone Public Health Nurse Training on the understanding that such Allowance would be paid post qualification. The Allowance had been abolished for new beneficiaries during the period of their training. The Court held that the nurses were not new entrants to the public service and they had commenced training with a legitimate expectation that they would continue to receive the Allowance post qualification. Accordingly, the Court ordered the Respondent to
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