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Historic Pay Equity Settlement

Tuesday, 17 May 2022, 2:44 pm | All District Health Boards

An historic agreement has been ratified that addresses a long-standing undervaluation of a workforce that is critical to the smooth running of our hospitals and the delivery of healthcare. DHB spokesperson Jim Green says the pay equity settlement covers more ... More >>

DHBs Prepared For Allied Health Workers’ Strike

Sunday, 15 May 2022, 5:29 pm | All District Health Boards

District Health Boards will aim to restart pay talks with the PSA next week, but for now their focus is the strike by 10,000 allied health workers that will see a range of hospital, community and outpatient services postponed during the 24-hour ... More >>

Settlement In STONZ MECA Bargaining

Tuesday, 21 December 2021, 3:45 pm | All District Health Boards

The Specialty Trainees of New Zealand (STONZ) and District Health Boards have reached an agreement and settled their employment contract after six days of negotiation. The settlement with STONZ progresses a number of workforce matters important to Resident ... More >>

DHBs Release More Information About Unvaccinated Staff

Tuesday, 23 November 2021, 5:22 pm | All District Health Boards

District Health Boards have released updated information about staff who are unable to continue working at DHBs because they did not receive their first COVID-19 vaccination by 11.59pm 15 November. As at 9.00 am 22 November, about 1.8 % of the 20 DHB total ... More >>

DHBs And Nurses Union Settle Pay Talks

Friday, 15 October 2021, 1:00 pm | All District Health Boards

District Health Boards and the New Zealand Nurses Organisation have reached an agreement that will see improvements to pay and working conditions for nurses working for the DHBs in hospitals and the community. “The agreed settlement will provide increased ... More >>

DHBs: Let Midwives Decide

Thursday, 5 August 2021, 12:57 pm | All District Health Boards

District Health Boards are dumbfounded midwives won’t get a chance to vote on their latest pay, conditions and staffing offer before going on strike. The midwives union MERAS (Midwifery Employee Representation & Advisory Service) has issued ... More >>

DHBs Seek Ruling On Emergency Cover By Union Members

Monday, 2 August 2021, 12:59 pm | All District Health Boards

District Health Boards have asked the Employment Court to help resolve a disagreement about ensuring emergency cover during strike action by nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants. Spokesperson Dale Oliff says DHBs were this morning given notice of an ... More >>

DHBs Outline Offer To Settle NZNO MECA

Friday, 16 July 2021, 3:16 pm | All District Health Boards

Nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants will be considering an offer to settle their Multi Employer Collective Agreement (MECA) which also means there will be no strike on 29 July. District Health Boards Spokesperson Dale Oliff says the DHBs’ ... More >>

DHBs Focus On Settlement

Tuesday, 6 July 2021, 4:16 pm | All District Health Boards

District Health Boards say their focus remains on finding a way settle the Multi Employer Collective Agreement (MECA) negotiations with the NZ Nurses Organisation. Spokesperson Dale Oliff says DHBs spent two days with the NZNO and an independent ... More >>

DHBs Disappointed By Strike Action

Monday, 7 June 2021, 4:09 pm | All District Health Boards

District Health Boards say their focus is ensuring patient safety after nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants rejected an offer to settle their current pay talks. DHB Spokesperson Dale Oliff says members of the NZ Nurses’ Organisation ... More >>

DHBs Look To Mediation To Resolve Pay Talks

Friday, 14 May 2021, 1:26 pm | All District Health Boards

District Health Boards are committed to mediation to resolve pay talks, which could avert strike action by the NZ Nurses Organisation on 9 June. No strike notices have been issued at this time. In the event of strike notices DHBs have planning and contingency ... More >>

NZNO MECA Bargaining

Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 3:43 pm | All District Health Boards

District Health Boards are disappointed that nurses and midwives have dismissed offers of pay rises between 1 and 11% (over the 27-month term of the agreement) plus a lump sum payment of $900 without members having voted on the offer. DHB spokesperson ... More >>

Settlement agreed with NZ Resident Doctors’ Association

Monday, 12 August 2019, 3:57 pm | All District Health Boards

Resident Medical Officers who are members of the NZ Resident Doctors’ Association have accepted a new pay settlement agreed by their union and District Health Boards. More >>

Facilitation best chance of settling RMO dispute

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 4:49 pm | All District Health Boards

As the five-day strike by Resident Medical Officers draws to an end, DHBs say facilitation by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) is the best chance for settling the dispute. More >>

Strikes unnecessary now facilitation set

Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 3:12 pm | All District Health Boards

DHBs are urging resident medical officers to withdraw planned strike action and let the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) do its job. More >>

DHBs welcome ERA decision

Monday, 15 April 2019, 4:39 pm | All District Health Boards

DHB Spokesman Dr Peter Bramley says DHBs are available to meet as soon as possible. “We call on the RDA members to lift strike notice now that their application for the ERA’s involvement has been granted.” More >>

Midwives and DHBs settle pay talks

Friday, 12 April 2019, 4:28 pm | All District Health Boards

District Health Boards are very pleased to announce a settlement has been reached with midwives covered by the MERAS (Midwifery Employee Representation & Advisory Service). More >>

DHBs call for cool heads

Friday, 12 April 2019, 3:45 pm | All District Health Boards

District Health Boards say the planned five-day strike by some Resident Medical Officers is not necessary, uncalled for and disproportionate when there’s a process underway to find a settlement. More >>

DHBs ask RMOs to consider settlement offer before strike

Friday, 5 April 2019, 4:58 pm | All District Health Boards

District Health Boards are asking the RDA to let its members see the settlement offer that’s been made before they consider another strike. More >>

DHBs cope well with strike - remain committed to good faith

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 5:01 pm | All District Health Boards

Hospitals are coping well with the Resident Doctors’ Association 48-hour strike, which ends at 7am tomorrow. DHBs’ spokesman Dr Peter Bramley says contingency plans have worked well to ensure emergency and acute services and to minimise the impact ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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