Nurses reject pay offer, strikes back on the table for August, September

A RNZ article.

Nurses have rejected the latest offer with the DHBs, with strikes planned for August and September now back on the table.

Earlier this month, the Nurses Organisation union (NZNO) agreed to consider the Government’s pay offer, but it was rejected in a ballot which closed early this evening.

The NZNO lifted a notice for a 24-hour strike on 29-30 July so members could consider and vote on an amended offer, but strikes planned for 19 August and 9-10 September will go ahead “unless an acceptable offer is made”.

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