Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 

CTU calls for resolution of doctors strike

The Council of Trade Unions says it’s in everyone’s interest that there is a swift resolution to the long running industrial dispute between resident doctors and District Health Boards (DHBs).

"These negotiations appear to be deadlocked and it is critical a breakthrough is achieved. The urgent facilitation is the best opportunity for the parties to find an enduring solution," said CTU President Richard Wagstaff.

"Our resident doctors have the full support of the CTU to negotiate fair terms and conditions of employment."

"There have been several important settlements in the DHB sector over the past few months which have involved breakthrough agreements on key issues like pay equity. A breakthrough is needed here also," Wagstaff said.




© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Robertson Speech: Budget Sees Wider Debt Target

"New Zealand is well positioned to face this instability and uncertainty, but we are not immune from its impacts. Growth rates are set to be lower than we have seen in recent years..." More>>

ALSO:

Commerce Commission: Spark Warned Of Broadband Price Rise

The warning follows an investigation into representations Spark made on its website and in emails in August and September 2018, notifying in-contract customers receiving its copper-based broadband service of its decision to increase the price by $5 a month. More>>

Law Commission: Resist Rushing To New “Deepfake” Law

Artificial intelligence techniques can create massive volumes of fake audio, images and video that is incredibly convincing and near-impossible to detect... While it is tempting to respond with new law, the study finds that the long list of current legislation covering the issues may be sufficient. More>>

ALSO:

'Contrary To US Interests': US Lockout Sees Android Ditch Huawei

Effective May 16, 2019, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) amended the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) by adding Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (Huawei) to the Entity List. More>>

ALSO: