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NSWNMA organiser is ACTU Organiser of the Year

Darius Altman wins Organiser of the Year Darius Altman of the NSWNMA was named Organiser of the Year last night at the ACTU National Union Awards. NSWNMA also won for community outreach with the Unions … Read More

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Compact delivers wage increase for aged care nurses

The Australian Nursing Federation (ANF) has welcomed the conclusion of the Aged Care Workforce Compact – which will now start delivering an urgently needed $1.2 billion funding injection for Australia’s aged care nursing and care … Read More

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ME Bank wins Lender of the Year

ME Bank has taken out the top award in this year’s Australian Home Loan Awards, winning Lender of the Year. The award recognises Australia’s best home loan provider across banks, non-banks, credit unions and building … Read More

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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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