SA nurses, midwives threaten strike over pay, workload

International Business Times, August 10, 2010 South Australia's nurses and midwives warned on Monday that they may still go on strike if negotiations with the state government over pay raise, staffing and workload fail. Negotiations between the government and the Australian Nurses and Midwives Federation (ANMF) suffered a setback Monday when the group rejected a new pay offer by the state. Industrial Relations Minister Paul Holloway and ANMF SA secretary Elizabeth Dabars refused to divulge the amount of the offer. ... Dabars admitted that the offer was better than what they were expecting but staffing and workload issues have yet to be resolved. ... SA