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PSA Nurses and MERAS Midwives settle pay talks

Friday, 17 September 2021, 3:00 pm | District Health Boards

District Health Boards are pleased to announce settlements have been reached in bargaining with PSA Nurses and with midwives covered by the MERAS – the Midwifery Employee Representation & Advisory Service. More >>

Let’s use pay equity to stop strikes and find a solution

Tuesday, 17 August 2021, 2:14 pm | District Health Boards

District Health Boards say the Government’s announcement on pay equity is a formula to break the impasse in pay talks with the New Zealand Nurses Organisation. More >>

DHBs Talk To NZNO To Advance Settlement

Friday, 30 July 2021, 5:56 pm | District Health Boards

District Health Boards have reached out and talked to the New Zealand Nurses Organisation following the rejection of their latest settlement offer. Spokesperson Dale Oliff says the DHBs’ negotiation team had fruitful discussions with the NZNO and look ... More >>

DHBs Surprised By Nurses ‘No’ Vote

Friday, 30 July 2021, 5:43 am | District Health Boards

District Health Boards say the New Zealand Nurses Organisation and its members have turned their backs on a settlement package of safe staffing and patient initiatives plus pay rises worth more than $400 million. Nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants ... More >>

DHBs Disappointed By Strike Ballot

Tuesday, 29 June 2021, 2:11 pm | District Health Boards

District Health Boards say they’re disappointed the NZ Nurses Organisation is balloting members for more strikes ahead of talks this week. The union is proposing three strikes: 24 hours from 11:00 am, 29 July – until 11:00am, 30 July 8 hours ... More >>

DHBs Strike Contingency Response Going To Plan

Thursday, 10 June 2021, 6:12 am | District Health Boards

Jun 9, 2021 District Health Boards say contingency plans at the country’s hospitals have been supporting care as intended for the strike by NZNO nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants that began at 11:00 this morning and ended at 7:00 tonight. ... More >>

DHBs ask for Facilitation to help end MIT strikes

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 3:52 pm | District Health Boards

District Health Boards are asking the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) to help break the impasse in bargaining with APEX Medical Imaging Technologists (MITs) which has seen multiple strikes disrupting patient services. More >>

Union withdraws strike action

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 2:11 pm | District Health Boards

District Health Boards are pleased the planned RDA strike before Easter has been called off. More >>

Union action duplicitous

Friday, 29 March 2019, 3:58 pm | District Health Boards

District Health Board’s say the four-day strike threatened by the Resident Doctors’ Association is a cynical ploy by a union trying to cause maximum disruption to services to distract from the key issue at the heart of this dispute. More >>

DHBs open to further talks with junior doctors

Friday, 8 March 2019, 2:50 pm | District Health Boards

Spokesperson David Meates says DHBs made a number of suggestions to settle the deadlocked negotiations and address RDA concerns, but they have been rejected. “It is important to repeat that we are not seeking claw backs, pay cuts or forcing trainee doctors ... More >>

Mediation fails to prevent strike

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 3:43 pm | District Health Boards

District Health Boards are disappointed that the Resident Doctors’ Association has rejected attempts to resolve the current rostering dispute and prevent another two-day strike by trainee doctors next week. More >>

DHBs challenge RDA claims; remain committed to bargaining

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 5:07 pm | District Health Boards

Hospitals are coping well with the Resident Doctors’ Association 48-hour strike, which ends at 7am tomorrow, while District Health Boards remain open to negotiating a settlement, DHBs’ spokesman Dr Peter Bramley says. More >>

DHBs dispute union’s claims about bargaining

Friday, 11 January 2019, 5:20 pm | District Health Boards

District Health Boards strongly dispute the claims made by the Resident Doctors’ Association about bargaining discussions related to a collective agreement for Resident Medical Officers (often called junior doctors). More >>

DHBs urge midwives to reconsider

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 7:33 pm | District Health Boards

District Health Boards are hoping midwives will reconsider the pay offer from DHBs before voting on further strike action. More >>

DHBs look for way forward in midwives strike

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 2:21 pm | District Health Boards

District Health Boards are hoping striking midwives will join them in facilitation or return to mediation to find a way through the current impasse in the pay dispute. More >>

DHBs seek mediation to try and settle Midwives negotiations

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 4:42 pm | District Health Boards

District Health Boards remain positive that mediation will help solve the impasses in pay talks with midwives and prevent a threatened series of two-hour strikes each day from 22 November to 5 December. More >>

DHBs welcome ‘Yes’ vote

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 10:38 am | District Health Boards

District Health Boards are promising to work with the New Zealand Nurses Organisation on the issues raised by nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants during contract negotiations. More >>

District Health Boards welcome signing of Accord

Monday, 30 July 2018, 1:46 pm | District Health Boards

District Health Boards say the Effective Implementation Accord signed today is an important part of addressing staffing and workforce issues at the heart of the current negotiations with the New Zealand Nurses Organisation. The Accord was signed at Parliament ... More >>

Safe working and career development at heart of joint accord

Friday, 27 July 2018, 2:12 pm | District Health Boards

Safe working and career development at the heart of joint Accord District Health Boards will join the New Zealand Nurses Organisation and the Ministry of Health in an agreement about staffing levels and working conditions. Spokesperson Jim Green ... More >>

Revised offer to NZNO

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 4:13 pm | District Health Boards

District Health Boards have made a revised offer to NZNO nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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