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Employment Agreements

This section contains current and archived copies of the various Employment Agreements held by us on behalf of the District Health Boards we work with. 

Here you will find the full texts of all current Multi-Employer Collective Agreements (MECAs) between the 20 District Health Boards and New Zealand Unions. 

Download our Timeline-of-expiries-bubble-chart.pdf which shows the timeline of expiry and renewal dates for the 20 District Health Boards Multi-Employer Collective Agreements with their respective Unions.

Historical MECAs and Word versions of the following Multi-Employer Collective Agreements are available to DHB staff by contacting ALLDHBS@tas.health.nz

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Multi-Employer Collective Agreements - Current

NZNO Nursing Midwifery MECA (4 June 2018 - 31 July 2020)

ASMS SMO MECA (1 July 2017 - 31 March 2020)

PSA Midlands Clerical MECA (1 July 2016 - 28 February 2019)

NZRDA RMO MECA (13 February 2017 - 28 February 2018)

APEX Clinical Physiology MECA (19 December 2016 - 18 December 2019)

APEX & South of Auckland DHBs Sonographer MECA (1 December 2016 - 30 November 2019)

APEX Sonographer (Auckland Region) MECA (1 August 2016 - 31 July 2019)

PSA South Island Clerical MECA (1 February 2016 - 31 January 2019)

APEX Medical Laboratory Workers MECA (07 September 2016 to 06 September 2019)

APEX Psychologists MECA (1 June 2016 to 28 February 2019)

APEX Clinical Physiology MECA (1 August 2014 to 7 December 2016) As Varied on 17 June 2016

PSA LNI Clerical MECA (expires 1 June 2018)

PSA Allied (Auckland Region) MECA (expires 6 October 2017)

PSA Northern Clerical MECA (expires 28 March 2018)

APEX MRT MECA (8 February 2016 - 3 February 2019) 

APEX Clinical Physiologists MECA (1 August 2014 - 31 August 2016)

 Variation to the MECA (as varied 21 December 2015) 

E Tū (Service and Food Workers Union) (1 September 2015 to 14 June 2018)

APEX Radiation Therapists (8 April 2016 to 7 April 2019) 

APEX Medical Physicists (26 November 2015 to 31 August 2018)

PSA Nursing (Rest of New Zealand) (1 May 2015 to 30 September 2017) 

PSA Nursing (Auckland Region) (1 July 2015 to 14 December 2017) 

PSA Allied (Rest of New Zealand) MECA  (Expires 31 October 2017)

MERAS Midwifery MECA (1 March 2015 - 31 July 2017)

PSA Midlands Clerical MECA (1 July 2014 - 30 June 2016)

ASMS Senior Medical and Dental Officers MECA (1 July 2013 - 30 June 2016)


Expired Multi-Employer Collective Agreements - Settled 2015

RDA RMOs MECA (21 January 2015 - 29 February 2016)

Med Lab Workers Union MECA with variations of 1.7.15 (8 August 2014 - 4 September 2016)

PSA Northern Clerical MECA (27 February 2015 - 28 October 2015)

NZNO Nursing and Midwifery MECA (24 August 2015 - 31 July 2017)


Expired Multi-Employer Collective Agreements - Settled 2014

APEX and South of Auckland Sonographers MECA (1 October 2014 to 31 July 2016)

APEX Sonographers (Northern Region) MECA (1 August 2014 - 31 July 2016)

Med Lab Workers Union MECA (8 August 2014 - 20 August 2016)

APEX Psychologists MECA (1 May 2014 - 31 May 2016)

PSA LNI Clerical MECA (1 January 2014 - 31 December 2015)

APEX Radiation Therapists MECA (7 December 2014 - 6 December 2015)

PSA Clerical/Administrative MECA (South Island) (1 October 2013 - 30 September 2015)

PSA Mental Health & Public Health Nursing MECA (Auckland Region) (1 July 2014 - 30 June 2015)

PSA Mental Health and Public Health Nursing MECA (RoNZ) (1 May 2014 - 30 April 2015)

PSA Allied, Public Health and Technical MECA (Auckland Region) (Expires 30 April 2015)

PSA Allied, Public Health and Technical MECA (Rest of New Zealand) (Expires 30 April 2015)


Expired Multi-Employer Collective Agreements - Settled 2013

SFWU MECA (1 October 2013 - 31 August 2015)

MRT MECA (1 October 2013 - 7 October 2015)

APEX Medical Physicists Collective Employment Agreement (11 February 2013 - 28 February 2015)