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Nurses rally to defend Medicare

Acting General Secretary of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA), Judith Kiejda, today said nurses would turn out in numbers to Saturday’s’s rally in defence of Medicare, to be held outside Sydney Town Hall … Read More

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Stealing the super from your stocking

General Secretary of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association, Brett Holmes, has accused the NSW Government and Premier Barry O’Farrell of using the cover of Christmas Eve to steal the fair entitlement of public sector … Read More

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Time for O’Farrell to accept referee’s decision

The General Secretary of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) Brett Holmes has welcomed the decision of Justice Boland in the Industrial Relations Commission of NSW to grant public sector workers the 2.5 percent … Read More

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Aged care nurses robbed of wage improvements

The country’s largest health union, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), has expressed its outrage that the Federal Government has axed wage improvements for low-paid aged care nurses. Federal Secretary, Lee Thomas said the … Read More

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Bathurst nurses start work bans

The Western NSW Local Health District is continuing to ignore strong community opposition to service cuts at Bathurst Base Hospital and in response NSW Nurses & Midwives Association (NSWNMA) members at the hospital will start … Read More

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Unions pay tribute to Nelson Mandela

Australian unions are today mourning the death of Nelson Mandela, a towering figure of the twentieth century and an inspirational figurehead for equality and justice across the globe. “Today, the world has lost a truly … Read More

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Bathurst nurses strike on Friday

In one of the most dramatic local confrontations between nurses and midwives and the State Government in decades, NSW Nurses & Midwives Association (NSWNMA) members at Bathurst Base Hospital will start a 24-hour strike at … Read More

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Bathurst nurses vote to strike Friday

NSW Nurses & Midwives Association members at Bathurst Base Hospital have today (26 November) voted, in a secret ballot at a special NSWNMA branch meeting, to strike for 24 hours on Friday to protest against … Read More

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Unions push for domestic violence leave

White Ribbon Ambassador and ACTU Secretary Dave Oliver said Australian unions will support a special resolution at the ACTU Executive on Tuesday for paid domestic violence leave to be included as a minimum entitlement in … Read More

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