INsite exclusive: caregivers could be earning $23.50 an hour

Rest home caregivers and community support workers could be in for a substantial wage increase as a source close to the ongoing equal pay negotiations between government, unions and the aged care and community support sectors reveals the parties are nearing settlement.

Let’s snoop around… Whare Aroha Home and Hospital

My decision to select Whare Aroha for this issue’s ‘snoop around’ could possibly be seen as a lazy choice, given that it is a mere five minutes’ walk from the Rotorua Energy Events Centre, the venue for this year’s NZACA conference.

Aged care workers continue battle for more pay

Strike action by the members of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) and Service and Food Workers Union (SFWU) continues after attempts at mediation with employer Oceania fail to resolve the ongoing pay dispute.

‘Wriggle room’ sought for Kate Sheppard residents

The statutory supervisor for Kate Sheppard Gardens says it will be looking for ‘wriggle room’ to return to residents more than their contract allows.


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