Most nurses recognise pay negotiation gains - NZNO

This opinion piece has been changed as a result of NZNO contacting us to say a mistake was made in the original article. It initially stated the NZNO had not recommended nurses accept the final offer but this is incorrect.

Most nurses recognise pay negotiation gains - NZNO

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The NZNO-DHB agreement last year followed many months of bargaining, mediation, campaigning and strike action by members, writes Lesley Harry

Lesley Harry, DHB industrial adviser for the New Zealand Nurses Organisation, takes issue with primary healthcare nurse and researcher Barbara Docherty’s column last Thursday, titled “Lessons for the nurses’ union”

Barbara Docherty’s 20 June attack on NZNO and the 2018 NZNO/DHB MECA bargaining outcome reflects some of the strong opinions of a vocal minority. Howe