New Deal

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New Deal

A work compensation and conditions package agreed to by junior doctors’ representatives, NHS management, and Government in 1999, which was designed to address the unsocial hours and poor working conditions to which junior doctors where subjected. The maximum contracted hours for each work pattern by junior doctors was agreed as:
• 72 hours/week for on-call rotas;
• 64 hours/week for partial shifts;
• 56 hours/week for full shifts.

New Deal for Junior Doctors
• Limits on number of hours worked/week and on work during unsocial hours;
• Safety and security (job protection);
• Protected rest periods;
• Acceptable accommodations;
• Catering facilities that meet quality standards;
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Black Monday portended rough sailing for other programs of the First New Deal that were being tested in the courts.
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Nelson Dawson, in Louis Brandeis, Felix, Frankfurter, and the New Deal (1980), had suggested that it represents a radical alternative to the corporatist First New Deal. Strum believes it envisions a whole new society, elaborating the argument she developed in her earlier biography.
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