In this issue of To The Point, you’ll read a message from the President, learn about the proposed new APEX structure, read about the role of social work in primary health, delve into an employment court case study, understand the importance of employment protection provisions, learn about new rest and meal break rights from 6th May, and more…
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Medical Physicists, who provide essential radiation services to cancer patients, will begin their second strike tomorrow. The strike will last for seven days, from Wednesday 10 April until Wednesday 17 April 2019.
Lakes DHB Anaesthetic Technicians at Rotorua Hospital have issued notice for an unprecedented seven-day strike (168 hours of complete withdrawal of labour) from 8am on Monday 8th April until 8am on Monday 15th April.
Radiation Therapists are throwing their support behind Medical Physicists who are striking from 12 March until 25 March 2019.
Pharmacy Staff (Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacy Assistants) at Canterbury DHB are set to commence strike action for 24 hours later this month.
Medical Physicists, who provide essential radiation services to cancer patients, will begin a 13-day strike tomorrow from Tuesday 12 March until Monday 25 March 2019.
In this issue of To The Point, you’ll read a message from the President, learn about the hype around artificial intelligence and its potential effects in healthcare, 2018 bargaining analysis, delve into the history of the smoko, and answer some common questions around why the bargaining process is so slow.
Medical Physicists, who provide essential radiation services to cancer patients, have voted to go on strike after receiving no offer to settle their multi-employer collective agreement (MECA) from their DHB employers after over seven months of negotiations.
The Ministry of Health (MOH) has published a draft Therapeutic Products Bill and is requesting feedback on the drastic changes projected for therapeutic products regulation.
Anaesthetic Technicians employed by the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board have given notice of a 48-hour strike planned to run from 7am on Thursday 14th March until 7am on Saturday 16th March.
On 13 February 2019, APEX attended a meeting at the Ministry of Health that had two major issues in focus.
Anaesthetic Technicians at Rotorua Hospital have walked off the job this morning to begin an unprecedented 5-day strike from 8am today through to 8am Saturday 23rd February.
The Minister of Health’s interference in bargaining between unions and DHBs is causing huge disruption to patients and the medical sector.
Northland Anaesthetic Technicians who are members of APEX will strike for 72 hours, from 0700 on Tuesday February 26th until 0700 on March 1st, 2019.
Northland DHB has rejected the proposal put forth by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) during facilitation with Anaesthetic Technicians represented by APEX.
Frustrated Lakes DHB Anaesthetic Technicians at Rotorua Hospital have now issued notice for an unprecedented a 5-day strike (120 hours of complete withdrawal of labour) from 8am on Monday the 18th of February until 8am on Saturday 23rd February.
Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians represented by APEX and employed by Northland DHB and based at Whangarei will take strike action tomorrow. The strike is due to frustration over not receiving any offer of settlement for their collective agreement from the DHB.
Lakes DHB Anaesthetic Technicians at Rotorua Hospital will begin the first of two planned 24-hour strikes tomorrow, Wednesday 23 January at 8am. Mediation between the Anaesthetic Technicians and the DHB will begin on Thursday 24 January, followed by the second strike which is scheduled at 8am on Friday 25 January.