Nurses consider striking over working conditions

PerthNow, September 29, 2010 WA hospitals could be further thrown into disarray with a threat by the Nurses Union that they may also start strike action. Hospital support staff have already implemented strike action over stalled pay negotiations, including a work ban on core cleaning services. The 8000 cleaners, orderlies, catering staff want a pay rise of about $50 a week. Today, Australian Nursing Federation state secretary Mark Olson said they were also considering strike action after negotiations over working conditions were delayed for a second time. ... Nurses