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Entries for the 'Industrial Action' Category

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NZNO media release, 30 November 2018 Around 100 NZNO nurses, medical receptionists/administrators and health promoters have voted to issue a 24 hour strike notice over a breakdown in their collective agreement negotiation with Family Planning Association (FPA). The strike will take place from 7.0...

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NZNO media release, 14 November 2018 NZNO nurses and health care assistants (HCAs) will join colleagues in various professions, and from three other unions, in a 24 hour strike over a breakdown in their collective agreement negotiation with East Coast PHO Ngāti Porou Hauora (NPH). The strike will...

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18 October 2018 The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) supports the New Zealand Educational Institute’s (NZEI’s) strong stand over pay that may result in regional primary school teacher strikes in November. However, it is encouraging all parties to resolve issues urgently in a way...

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15 August 2013: Staff at Ranfurly House residential aged care home and hospital have voted to take strike action over the callous actions of their employer. Ranfurly Care Limited are threatening staff with redundancy if they don’t accept the loss of conditions and holidays, and pay cuts of up...

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7 August 2013: Nurses all around the country are taking time out over the next couple of weeks to attend one of over 80 meetings to discuss what they can do about proposed employment law changes. NZNO industrial adviser, Lesley Harry says, “The stop work meetings will be held at every DHB in...

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16 July 2012: Close to 70 members of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) and the Service and Food Workers Union Nga Ringa Tota (SFWU) employed at Aranui Home and Hospital start three days of industrial action on Tuesday 17 July. Union members have been negotiating since October last year an...

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11 April 2012: Concern about the standards of care being provided to elderly residents in their absence has caused union members to cancel strike action planned for 11 and 12 April. “Both unions gave extended notice of industrial action so Oceania would have plenty of time to make arr...

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3 April 2012: Thirty Oceania run rest homes will take strike action this Thursday 5 April as the long-running pay dispute grows into heartland New Zealand. For the first time, eight rest homes in Gisborne, Whitianga, Pahiatua, Kapiti, Nelson, Stoke and Hawkes Bay will strike for four hours ...

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22 March 2012: The number of Oceania rest homes taking strike action to achieve a fair pay settlement has grown. Workers at eight more sites have voted to strike, bringing the total to number to 30. Members of the Service and Food Workers Union (SFWU) and New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZN...

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16 March 2012: Members of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) and the Service and Food Workers Union Nga Ringa Tota (SFWU) employed by Oceania have voted to continue their industrial and community campaign for a fair share of aged care with “picket-nic’s” (Auckland) and...

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15 March 2012: Members of the Service and Food Workers Union Ngā Ringa Tota and the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) from Oceania rest homes around the country voted overwhelmingly today to step up their campaign of industrial action. Hundreds of caregivers, nurses and service workers...

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12 March 2012: Staff at Oceania rest homes around the country will decide at stopwork meetings on Wednesday whether to extend their nine-month industrial dispute. Members of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) and the Service and Food Workers Union, Ngā Ringa Tota (SFWU) will stop wo...

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7 March 2012: Around 1500 Caregivers, nurses and service workers who are members of the Service and Food Workers Union Nga Ringa Tota (SFWU) and New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) will escalate their strike action tomorrow  - Wednesday, 7 March. Last week staff in 20 rest homes took...

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7 March 2012: As hundreds of rest home workers across the country take strike action today for a fair pay rise the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) and the Service and Food Workers Union are raising questions about the quality of care delivered to residents during the strike. Union sp...

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6 March 2012: Following failed mediation earlier today, the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) and Service and Food Workers Union Nga Ringa Tota (SFWU) announced a further round of strike action involving up to 1500 Oceania workers to take place this Wednesday, 7 March. Union spokespers...

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Service and Food Workers Union Nga Ringa Tota (SFWU) and New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) joint media release   Care workers at Presbyterian Support Central likely to take industrial action The unions representing healthcare assistants, support staff and nurses, employed at 15 Presbyt...

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Members of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) working at Rosebank Home and Hospital in Ashburton will be striking for 24 hours from 6.45am on Friday 13th March. Members have been attempting to renegotiate their collective agreement since August 2008. The employer made an initial offer ...

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New Zealand Nurse Organisation (NZNO) members at Rosebank residential aged care facility in Ashburton and supporters will be picketing the offices of the facility owner, Stuart Leck, on the Corner of Colombo and Armagh Streets outside the Forsyth Barr Building in Christchurch on Monday 23rd February...

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