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    We are in QLD and we are so lucky DP scored a permanent position as a midwife!!

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    Yes...I only went back to work after mat leave (moved interstate so completely new job) in February. Soooo glad I found a job then and not now.

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    Cant see it happening. Might be harder to get good terms next time an EBA is negotiated though

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    I doubt they could cut penalty pay/shift allowance.....

    Even newman's liberal government wasn't be that stupid.

    With any luck Abbott will be kicked out of his leadership position sometime soon.

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    Im in private sector in WA and seriously doubt they could scrap penalty rates

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    I'm only on casual employment ( better rates and control of when I work). Up here they are soooo short staffed. Nurse jobs will never get cut.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ck2b View Post
    I'm only on casual employment ( better rates and control of when I work). Up here they are soooo short staffed. Nurse jobs will never get cut.

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    They're short staffed in qld and still got cut :-(

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    I'm pretty sure nurse EBA are state govt. Federal will have nothing to do with it.

    I had been out for a few years mat leave, but my co workers told me how SA state govt was trying to decrease penalties including night shift. Our state govt is Labor. Our union isn't the strongest, but nurses are such a massive % of the workforce, that trying to shaft nurses isn't a smart move!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ck2b View Post
    Do you know if Tony Abbott is planning on cutting penalties for nurses? My family will be seriously screwed if he does. Do you think the nurses will accept it? Will they strike? I just can't see this happening? What about those employed in the public sector? Paid my the state governments? I am seriously worried.
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    I am interested in knowing where this info came from, was it part of the scare campaign or have you seen a written proposal by the LNP ( as I haven't)


 

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