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Vic nurses and midwives threaten to strike

After unanimously rejecting the government's wage and conditions offer, Victorian nurses and midwives have threatened to walk off the job following the start of protected industrial action by union members. On Thursday, Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) members voted ...

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Aged care workers vow nationwide action

Aged care workers across QLD, WA and SA have backed taking industrial action over “chronic understaffing” and low pay, as the union warns walkouts are highly likely before the federal election. More than 7000 United Workers Union members employed at aged care providers across three ...

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Sleeping giant awakes

Over the past three decades, nurses across the globe have engaged in highly politicised action to protect patient safety and the future of the profession, writes Linda Briskin. Thousands of Victorian nurses are ramping up industrial action with the threat ...

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Community care nurses take action

800 RDNS nurses in Victoria begin industrial action over pay. Community care nurses at Australia’s largest provider of in-home care have commenced industrial action in an on-going dispute over pay and conditions. The protected action by the 800 nurses of ...

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Vic nurses defy court ruling

Nurses continue their industrial action in protracted dispute with the Victorian government. Nurses have defied Federal Court orders to cease all unprotected industrial action, vowing to continue work stoppages at 15 hospitals across the state. Secretary of the Australian Nursing ...

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NSW nurses close more than 400 beds

Pressure on the government builds as more beds close across NSW. Nurses have closed more than 400 hospital beds across NSW as their industrial action enters its second week. Another 14 hospitals on Monday voted to join the action to ...

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