Wage win for undervalued aged care workers

The country’s largest union, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), has applauded the order by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) to lift the Award wages of low-paid aged care workers by a full 15 per cent, effective from 30 June this year. ANMF Federal Secretary Annie Butler said this is a great win for […]

Pay rise to recognise undervalued aged care workforce

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) says the Federal Government’s Submission supporting a pay rise for aged care nurses and care workers will finally recognise the chronic undervaluation of employees and set the platform for better recruiting and retaining workers in the sector and, ultimately, better care for older Australians. The ANMF and the […]

Securing nurses and care workers in aged care

Today, the Hearing for the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation’s (ANMF) and Health Services Union’s (HSU) landmark applications for a 25% increase to award wages for aged care workers commences in the Fair Work Commission. The ANMF makes this application on the basis that the work of aged care workers has never been properly valued […]

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