Whilst International Women’s Day (IWD) 2016 recognises the valuable role women play in delivering quality care in nursing, midwifery and aged care, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) says it also highlights how women are financially disadvantaged throughout their working life. ANMF Federal Secretary, Lee Thomas, said nursing and midwifery continue to be female […]
Public Services International (PSI) joins its members around the world in celebrating women and their achievements on March 8. PSI promotes the work of women trade unionists and stands united with all of our sisters who deliver vital public services. On the eve of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, which will […]
International Women’s Day is tomorrow, Saturday 8 March. There will be a rally at 11am at Sydney Town Hall. After a parade to Hyde Park, there will be speakers, entertainment, music and dance. NSWNMA President Coral Levett will be one of the speakers on Zoe’s Law. Look for the NSWNMA flags to join the nurses and midwives’ contingent.
Industrial Officer for the ACTU Belinda Tkalcevic will today represent the work of unions on a panel in New York with Australia heralded as a world leader in negotiating paid domestic violence leave for employees. Ms Tkalcevic said, “Australian unions have been fighting for, and won, support for sufferers of domestic and family violence to […]