All DHB Media Release 29 October 2019 | DHBs ask Employment Relations Authority for Facilitation to help end MIT strikesDistrict Health Boards are asking the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) to help break the impasse in bargaining with APEX Medical Imaging Technologists (MITs) which has seen multiple strikes disrupting patient services.
Media release 24 October 2019 | Counties Manukau Health has full contingency plans in place for a series of industrial action by members of the APEX union. The majority of our health services will be unaffected by the strike action.
Media Statement | Counties Manukau Health has full contingency plans in place for a series of industrial action by members of the APEX union, the first of which starts today (Monday 30 September). The majority of our health services will be unaffected by the strike action.
Media release 24 July 2019 | Comments made today by APEX (Allied Scientific and Technical union) that patients at Middlemore Hospital are waiting weeks for x-rays and CT scans because of staffing shortages are both alarmist and disappointing.
Media Release All DHB 2 May 2019 | As the five-day strike by Resident Medical Officers draws to an end, DHBs say facilitation by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) is the best chance for settling the dispute.
What is the main sticking point in the negotiations?Progress has been made over the last few months and DHBs have removed or amended many oftheir claims – the NZRDA has also moved on some of its positions. This dispute is now about controlof the work environment.
Media Release All DHBs 15 April 2019 | DHBs welcome the Employment Relations Authority's decision to grant facilitation. DHBs Spokesman Dr Peter Bramley says DHBs are available to meet as soon as possible.
Media Release All DHB 12 April 2019 | District Health Boards say the planned five-day strike by some Resident Medical Officers is not necessary, uncalled for and disproportionate when there’s a process underway to find a settlement.