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Resident Medical Officers Bargaining


TAS is currently in bargaining on behalf of the country's 20 DHBs with Resident Medical Officers (RMOs). These negotiations involve two unions: the Resident Doctors Association (RDA) and SToNZ (Specialty Trainees of New Zealand). This page provides updates.

Resident Doctors Association (RDA) negotiations

Bargaining is continuing with the RDA. We will update this section when an offer has been made.

Current RDA MECA (PDF) (13 February 2017 - 28 February 2018)

SToNZ negotiations

An offer has been agreed with SToNZ.

SToNZ MECA 2018-2020 (PDF)

Fact sheets

2018 RMO fact sheet one: workforce (PDF)

Find out about RMO's terms and conditions of employment, and the latest workforce data

2018 RMO fact sheet two: hours of work (PDF)

Find out about limits on working hours under each agreement, and how countries approach limits on hours of work differently

Additional information

Royal New Zealand College of Surgeons - Appropriate Working Hours for Surgical Training in Australia and New Zealand (PDF)

Royal New Zealand College of Surgeons - Standards for Safe Working Hours (PDF)

Sapere Research Group - Emerging Impacts of the 2017 Resident Doctors' Multi-Employer Collective Agreement (PDF)