29 Jul 2021

Nurses reject latest pay offer and threaten strike action

From Lately, 10:20 pm on 29 July 2021

Nurses strikes are back on the cards after they rejected the latest pay offer from district health boards. Last month about 30-thousand nurses walked off the job in huge demonstrations around the country.  Talks have broken down and 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. Karyn Hay with speak with Glenda Alexander from the Nurses Organisation.

New Zealand Nurses Organisation industrial services manager Glenda Alexander.

Photo: Supplied / NZNO