Manx Care dispute settled after improved pay offer
Royal College of Podiatry members working for Manx Care on the Isle of Man have voted to accept an improved pay offer which was made after members had rejected an earlier offer and voted in favour of industrial action
After lengthy negotiations with Manx Care CEO Teresa Cope and her team, the Royal College of Podiatry (RCPod) have collectively negotiated an improved pay offer for members working in the Isle of Man. The original offer received from Manx Care for 2022/23 was set at 6% consolidated. Following further negotiations, this was increased to include a £1,000 unconsolidated payment. The latest revised pay offer included both the 6% consolidated pay plus a £1,000 consolidated payment. RCPod members were balloted on this offer between Monday 19 May and Monday 3 July where they voted by way of a majority to accept the latest offer in full and final settlement for the pay periods 2021/22 and 2022/23.
Speaking after the result Martin Furlong, Head of Employment Relations said:
"We are delighted that we have secured an improved offer for our members. Podiatrists had been clear that the earlier offer was just not good enough and took the decision to vote in favour of taking action. Thankfully Manx Care reacted to this decision by making an improved offered which our members deserve."