Stockton goes to Maitland with message for Cabinet

General Secretary of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA), Brett Holmes, said nurses would be at the forefront of a protest rally today in Maitland, where NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell and his Cabinet are to meet at Maitland Town Hall. “The O’Farrell Government has announced its intention to fully privatise all state disability services […]

More humbug from the O’Farrell Government

Last week the Industrial Relations Commission of NSW (IRC) varied the Public Health System Nurses’ and Midwives’ (State) Award to give members the full 2.5% wage increase originally promised by the O’Farrell Government’s own wage policy. Over the last eight months the Government has used every trick in the book to stop you getting the […]

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 workers to a modest superannuation increase. “This is Premier O’Farrell’s thanks to nurses and midwives as well as police, firefighters […]

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 wage increase originally promised by the O’Farrell Government’s own wage policy. “This is a victory for fairness and a lesson […]

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