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DHB Employed Midwives Reject DHBs’ Pay Offer – Strike Looms

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 2:20 pm | MERAS

More than 1100 District Health Board (DHB) employed midwives have voted overwhelmingly to reject the DHBs’ pay offer and to go on strike. More >>

Midwives Skills Unrecognised in DHBs Offer

Friday, 19 October 2018, 8:34 am | MERAS

More than 1100 midwives directly employed by DHBs will start voting on an offer from the DHBs today (Friday, 19 October). The ballot will close on Monday, 5 November. More >>

Most Midwives Working on the Day of the Strike

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 1:40 pm | MERAS

Most Midwives Working on the Day of the Strike The New Zealand College of Midwives and midwives union MERAS (Midwifery Employee and Representation Advisory Service) are reassuring pregnant women that most midwives will be working on Thursday. More >>

Employed Midwives – which union represents them

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 6:47 pm | MERAS

In some media stories about the NZNO MECA (multi-employer collective employment agreement) negotiations and industrial action mention is being made at times about ‘nurses and midwives’. More >>

Midwives' Union Calls For Action Over Crisis in Workforce

Saturday, 24 February 2018, 12:19 pm | MERAS

The midwives’ union, MERAS has spoken out about the crisis in the midwifery workforce and is calling on the government and district health boards to act on pay and conditions. More >>

Joint Working Group on Pay Equity Principles statement

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 11:43 am | MERAS

MERAS the union of employed midwives supports the recommendations for pay equity principles set out by the Joint Working Group on Pay Equity Principles. It calls on the government to adopt the recommendations. More >>

The union for employed midwives on gender pay equality

Sunday, 30 August 2015, 11:05 am | MERAS

Midwifery Employee Representation and Advisory Services (‘MERAS’) fully supports and applauds the actions taken by the New Zealand College of Midwives (‘the College’) on behalf of community Lead Maternity Care (‘LMC’) midwives to legally challenge ... More >>

Midwifery Union Supports Retention of Full Maternity Service

Sunday, 1 April 2012, 1:22 pm | MERAS

Wanganui and Palmerston North DHB midwives are united in their opposition the loss of full maternity services from Whanganui Hospital. More >>

 

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