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Bathurst hospital staff to join statewide strike over safety concerns

STAFF at Bathurst Base Hospital will join 22,000 workers across the state planning to strike over fears about workplace safety. Public hospitals across NSW could descend into chaos after more than 500 NSW Health Services Union delegates on Tuesday voted unanimously to stop work for four hours on August 1, as they fight for increased… Read More »

U.S. appeals court signals sympathy to bid to strike down Obamacare

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – A federal appeals court panel appeared sympathetic on Tuesday to Republican efforts to overturn Obamacare, expressing skepticism to Democratic calls to overturn the ruling of a Texas judge who found the landmark U.S. healthcare reform law unconstitutional. Two Republican-appointed members of the three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of… Read More »

Psychiactric nurses vote to strike in February

Psychiatric nurses are to strike in February. The Psychiatric Nurses Association (PNA) is setting out an escalating campaign leading to strike action. It is “in response to the failure of Government to address the recruitment and retention crisis in nursing,” they said in a statement today. The PNA represents approximately 6,000 nurses working throughout the country.… Read More »