Nurses Call off Strike in Fiji

New Zealand Nurses Organisation, August 10, 2007 The New Zealand Nurses
Organisation (NZNO) chief executive Geoff Annals has been advised by
the general secretary of the Fiji Nursing Association (FNA) that
striking nurses in Fiji will return to work on Saturday. Mr Annals has
been in regular contact with his counterpart in Fiji, Kuini Lutua. On
Tuesday Mrs Lutua was one of 20 nurses taken in for questioning by
police while staging a peaceful demonstration outside Government
Buildings in Suva. The nurses were all released later that day. At that
time Mrs Lutua reported that “nurses are not prepared to go back to
work until their wages are restored in full even though many are
struggling to put food on the table”. ... Nurses