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Our Voice - Autumn 2006


Editorial - Healthy Wages for all SFWU members
On 8 March our union launched a major campaign to bring 47 SFWU Nga Ringa Tota collective employment agreements in our public hospital system into one big national agreement.... more

Campaign News - Healthy Pay for Healthy Hospitals
Thousands of SFWU Nga Ringa Tota members in over 21 public hospitals launched the 'Healthy Pay for Healthy Hospitals' campaign for one national collective agreement (MECA) on March 8th, which is celebrated annually as International Women's Day... more

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