Minister MIA while ACC strikes continue

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

In spite of strike action by ACC medical specialists with at least four more to follow in the next month, we havent heard a peep from the ACC Minister as more discontent and industrial action rattles the health sector, Nationals spokesperson for ACC … Read more »

NZNO & DHB Negotiations

Press Release – District Health Boards

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation and District Health Boards met in Wellington yesterday to explore options to settle the current employment negotiations. Read more »

NZNO and DHB MECA negotiations update

Press Release – NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation and District Health Boards met in Wellington yesterday to explore options to settle the current employment negotiations for the DHB Multi-Employer Collective Agreement for Midwives and Nurses. Read more »

PSA supports striking ASMS members at ACC

Press Release – Public Service Association

The Public Service Association Te Pkenga Here Tikanga Mahi supports the industrial action being taken by medical advisors at the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS). Read more »

ACC medical advisors on strike today

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

The majority of highly experienced senior doctors employed by ACC to assess medical claims have gone on strike this morning for improvements to their collective employment agreement. Read more »

LSG SkyChefs decision “important legal victory”

Press Release – E Tu

E t is welcoming the decision of the Court of Appeal to turn down an appeal application from global airline catering company LSG SkyChefs, cementing an important legal victory for New Zealand workers. Read more »

ACC medical advisors start rolling strikes tomorrow

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

ACC medical advisors are poised to walk off the job tomorrow because theyve had a gutsful of their employers cavalier approach to their pay, conditions and well-being, says Lloyd Woods, a Senior Industrial Officer at the Association of … Read more »

The Nation: NZNO, NZEI and EMA

Press Release – The Nation

On Newshub Nation: Lisa Owen interviews NZ Nursing Organisations Cee Payne, NZEI Te Riu Roas Lynda Stuart and Kim Campbell of the Employer and Manufacturers Association Read more »

Help and support during industrial action appreciated

Press Release – MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral District Health Board Chief Executive Officer Kathryn Cook is grateful to everyone who provided support and assistance at DHB facilities during the NZNO nursing strike. Read more »

Nurses’ commended for professionalism during strike

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

Nurses are to be commended for acting with great professionalism throughout their 24-hour strike, says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS). Read more »

Nurses’ strike concludes

Press Release – District Health Boards

District Health Boards say they are returning to normal services following the 24-hour strike by NZNO nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants that ended at 7:00 this morning. Read more »

Tauranga and Whakatane hospital staff praised

Press Release – Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Staff at Tauranga and Whakatane hospitals have been praised for their response to the 24-hour NZNO strike which ended this morning. Read more »

DHB – strike response update

Press Release – All District Health Boards

District Health Boards say hospitals have managed a difficult situation well dealing with the impact of the strike by NZNO nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants which began at 7:00 am this morning and is due to finish at 7:00 am tomorrow (Friday … Read more »

New labour law settings will stoke inflation

Article – BusinessDesk

July 12 (BusinessDesk) – Hikes to New Zealand’s minimum wage and a move towards collective bargaining will accelerate the pace of pay rises over the next five years and spur inflation, ASB Bank economists say. Read more »

DHBs acknowledge staff and volunteers in strike response

Press Release – All District Health Boards

District Health Boards say contingency procedures at the countrys hospitals are going to plan with staff, volunteers and NZNO members playing an important role in providing care for patients since NZNO nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants … Read more »

DHBs strike contingency response going to plan

Press Release – District Health Boards

District Health Boards say contingency procedures at the countrys hospitals are going to plan for the strike by NZNO nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants that began at 7:00 am this morning. Read more »

DHBs receive facilitator’s recommendation

Press Release – District Health Boards

District Health Boards have received the recommendation of the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) suggesting how to settle employment contract negotiations with NZNO. Read more »

NZNO: Industrial Action Activities across New Zealand

Press Release – NZNO

11 July 2018 Media Advisory Industrial Action Activities across New Zealand Facilitation with the Employment Relations Authority finished this morning. NZNO will continue talks and negotiations with the District Health Boards (DHBs). However industrial … Read more »

Call for solidarity with the striking nurses

Press Release – Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement

The Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement have issued a call for solidarity with the striking nurses Read more »

Facilitation talks completed this morning

Press Release – NZNO

The NZNO negotiating team has attended Facilitation with DHB representatives as directed by the Employment Relations Authority. Read more »

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