SHP argued that the sustainable viability of a national undertaking providing important health services to the Community and able to offer continuous employment to more than 150 people throughout the country is the highest in the interest and well-being of the Community. The country`s largest union, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), is fighting healthcare provider Sonic Health Plus` attempt to reduce Sunday penalties for its nurses by 25%. Registered agreements are valid until terminated or issued. The Fair Work Commission can also help employers and workers negotiate with their New Approaches programme. Read more about The New Approaches on the Fair Work Commission website. If a job has a registered agreement, the bonus does not apply. However, 4.3. Changes Subject to clause 11.5, this Agreement may only be amended by written agreement between the parties. “Once the FWC lowered penalty interest for retail, hotel and fast food workers, we warned that health and elder care employers would put them on – it was only a matter of time,” Thomas said today. ANMF Federal Secretary Lee Thomas described the company`s proposal as the “beginning of the slippery slope” for nurses working in so-called “non-essential” areas of health care.
SHP argued that there is industrial uncertainty for both ceding workers and SHPs when accepting an expired agreement, as there is no guarantee that the current terms of the existing agreement will be maintained if a new agreement is negotiated [and] no guarantee that workers entering the market will be able to benefit from an increase in wages, which would otherwise be payable under a company agreement still in place. in the nominal expiry date. . . . . .