merit based salary increases - page 2

my hospital is getting ready to switch to merit based salary increases. while i believe that the nurses who do the work should be rewarded i also am afraid some backstabbing will occur, one person... Read More

  1. by   fedupnurse
    We had a strike over this very issue nearlt 9 years ago. Merit pay is way to subjective. The little ass kissers to mgmt. get the top increase and those of us that provide great care but don't compromise our principles by sucking up get screwed. We made a very objective tool which administration is trying to water down and get the subjective standards back in, but I still think a set amount is the way to go. If you can avoid Merit Pay, avoid it. People who haven't worked under it don't have a clue about the impact of favoritism.