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Staff ratios and wages claim – branch voting update

NSWNMA branches at the state’s public hospitals and community health centres are continuing to vote this week on a proposed staff ratios and wages claim. The claim challenges the O’Farrell Government to build on the safer … Read More

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FWA to consider Forster Private Hospital job losses

Fair Work Australia (FWA) on Saturday 23 February was to hold a special weekend sitting to consider the nursing job losses and hours reductions being proposed by Pulse Health at its Forster Private Hospital, on … Read More

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NSWNMA staff ratios and wages claim – branch voting update

NSWNMA branches at the state’s public hospitals and community health centres are continuing to vote on a proposed staff ratios and wages claim which challenges the O’Farrell Government to build on the safer hospital staffing … Read More

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Six nurses sacked at Forster Private Hospital

NSWNMA members at the Forster Private Hospital, on the NSW mid north coast, have voted to only work in accordance with their contracted hours and decline the frequent requests to make themselves available for additional … Read More

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NSW nurses and midwives start voting on staff ratios and wages claim

NSWNMA branches at the state’s public hospitals and community health centres start voting today, 18 February, on a proposed staff ratios and wages claim that challenges the O’Farrell Government to build on the safer hospital … Read More

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Insecure work and cost of living hitting Australian households

New research has provided further confirmation that people in casual and other forms of insecure work are less financially comfortable and more stressed than those in full-time or permanent employment, the ACTU has said. The … Read More

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Nurses challenge O’Farrell on safer hospital staffing

Nurses and midwives around the state are to start voting on their staff ratios and wages claim next week. NSW still doesn’t guarantee safe nursing levels for seriously ill children, emergency departments or rural hospitals. … Read More

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Reply from Today FM on London hoax call

The NSWNMA has received a letter from Jeremy Simpson, General Manager of 2Day FM, in reply to its letters written in December 2012 about the ‘prank’ call made to a London hospital and subsequent death … Read More

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New setback for workers’ rights in Fiji

The abandonment of a pledge by the Bainimarama government to allow an independent constitution to be drawn up is a major setback for workers’ rights in Fiji, say Australian unions. Unions call on the Australian … Read More

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