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Current negotiations

New Zealand Nurses Organisation bargaining

The 20 District Health Boards and the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) are bargaining for their multi-employer collective agreement (MECA).

The current MECA was signed in July 2018. It expired on 31 July 2020 and continues in force for up to 12 months while bargaining continues. It covers Nurses (Nurse Practitioners, Senior Nurses, Registered Nurses, and Enrolled Nurses), Registered and Senior Midwives and Health Care Assistants who are NZNO members employed by DHBs.

On 25 March 2021, the 20 DHBs tabled an offer with NZNO.

20 DHB NZNO MECA Bargaining Offer 25 March 2021: At-a-glance [239kb]

This At-a-Glance A3 contains the key details of the offer. It can be printed out as one two-sided A3, or as two separate pages. 

20 DHB NZNO MECA Bargaining Offer for Settlement 25 March 2021 [243kb]

DHBs presented the offer to the NZNO on 25 March 2021. 


Media Release

NZNO MECA: DHBs disappointed offers of pay rises dismissed 13 April 2021 [154kb]

 
for more information

DHB nurses and midwives workforce fact sheet [214kb]

9 March 2021

Information about the DHB nursing and midwifery workforce

DHB nurses and midwives NZNO remuneration fact sheet [241kb]

9 March 2021

Information about DHB nurses and midwives NZNO remuneration

Last updated: 14/4/21