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Settlement of NZRDA MECA Reached

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 5:23 pm | New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

NZRDA and the DHBs have agreed to a settlement of the MECA during negotiations today. More >>

Update on NZRDA and DHB bargaining

Friday, 17 February 2017, 5:02 pm | New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

New Zealand’s Resident Doctors have been in negotiation for the renewal of the MECA (Multi Employer Collective Employment Agreement) for over a year now, with the key issue having been safer rosters for Resident Doctors. The MECA expired in February ... More >>

Resident Doctors Set to Strike Again

Saturday, 14 January 2017, 10:45 pm | New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

Despite discussions between the DHBs and NZRDA over safer hours for resident doctors progressing during the last week, the strike planned for next week appears set to proceed. More >>

DHB prepared to pay up to $200 an hour to undermine strike

Friday, 13 January 2017, 4:15 pm | New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

Waikato DHB is offering resident doctors up to $200 an hour to break the strike and work during the upcoming three day strike commencing on Tuesday, January 17th over safer hours. More >>

Further Strike Action by Resident Doctors Planned

Friday, 30 December 2016, 2:44 pm | New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

Further Strike Action by Resident Doctors Planned for the New Year New Zealand’s Resident Doctors have voted to take further strike action in support of settlement of their MECA (Multi Employer Collective Employment Agreement) which will cease to ... More >>

Strike Notices Withdrawn in Wake of Recent Earthquake

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 2:37 pm | New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

The New Zealand Resident Doctors’ Association (NZRDA) confirms that all strike notices issued to the 20 DHBs for the period 23 to 24 November will be withdrawn effective immediately. More >>

DHBs Apply for Injunction to Delay Strike

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 12:16 pm | New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

New Zealand’s twenty District Health Boards have made an application to the Employment Court for an urgent injunction to stop resident doctors from striking on 23 and 24 November in support of safer rosters. More >>

DHBs threaten misconduct investigations to gag doctors

Wednesday, 9 November 2016, 11:25 am | New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

Last night the District Health Boards threatened resident doctors who speak to the media with disciplinary action if they identify the hospital(s) or District Hospital Board they work for. The threat directed at NZRDA’s members was delivered to the ... More >>

DHBs promulgate incorrect information

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 11:56 am | New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

Julie Patterson, on behalf of the DHBs stated on Radio NZ this morning that NZRDA had not put the DHBs current offer to our membership. NZRDA is unsure where Ms Patterson got her advice, however she is entirely mistaken. More >>

Resident Doctors Set to Strike Again

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 10:05 am | New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

Following a 48 hour strike on the 18th and 19th of October 2016, Resident Doctors are set to strike again, frustrated at the failure of DHBs to meaningfully progress settlement to achieve safer rostering. Although the DHBs have made another offer, ... More >>

Ophthalmology Critically Understaffed in Dunedin Hospital

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 11:31 am | New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

Southern DHB has a severe shortage of staff in their Ophthalmology department, requiring an urgent increase in numbers, including resident doctors. More >>

DHBs Try to Profit From the Generosity of Resident Doctors

Monday, 31 October 2016, 2:13 pm | New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

Members of NZRDA who gave up their right to strike to provide life preserving services at their employer’s request are being offered only $4.00 an hour for their services. More >>

DHBs Fail to Engage Genuinely in Bargaining

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 3:16 pm | New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

Unfortunately bargaining between NZRDA and the DHBs did not go well today. Despite NZRDA tabling an alternative proposal the DHB negotiating team declined to engage further, choosing instead to adjourn for further discussion with CEOs. More >>

Safer Hours Campaign Launches Public Petition

Friday, 21 October 2016, 1:27 pm | New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

The New Zealand Resident Doctors’ Association is providing the public with a direct way to show their support for resident doctors in their campaign for safer working hours in the form of an online petition. More >>

Resident Doctors give back to communities whilst on strike

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 5:19 pm | New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

The recent 48-hour strike by resident doctors saw NZRDA members take the opportunity to participate in a number of positive activities across the country. More >>

NZRDA Issues Strike Notices to the 20 DHBs

Monday, 3 October 2016, 4:27 pm | New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

NZRDA Issues Strike Notices to the 20 DHBs Resident Doctors throughout New Zealand have voted to take strike action in support of their claims for safer rosters and safer hours through settlement of the MECA (Multi Employer Collective Employment ... More >>

NZRDA Issues Strike Notices to the 20 DHBs

Monday, 3 October 2016, 3:27 pm | New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

Resident Doctors throughout New Zealand have voted to take strike action in support of their claims for safer rosters and safer hours through settlement of the MECA (Multi Employer Collective Employment Agreement). The strike will be for a period ... More >>

NZRDA prepared to strike after disappointing DHB offer

Thursday, 29 September 2016, 3:24 pm | New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

NZRDA members have confirmed they are prepared to strike for safer rosters and have now moved to formally ballot on the issue of strike action. More >>

Resident doctors band together for ‘Safer Hours’

Tuesday, 13 September 2016, 5:22 pm | New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

After a disappointing result from mediation with DHBs, Resident Doctors are waving their wrists around in a very literal way. More >>

 

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