Dispute between Nelson Region Rest Rooms and Workers Settles Down In Favor Of Workers

Dispute between Nelson Region Rest Rooms and Workers Settles Down In Favor Of WorkersAs per reports, it has been revealed that finally after a nine-month long period, industrial dispute of four Nelson rest homes came to an end. However, workers at the rest homes are the ones, who will be most favored by the decision subjected by courts.

It has been reported that the staff at the rest homes will be getting a hike in their salaries.

New Zealand Nurses Organization (NZNO) and the Service and Food Workers Union (SFWU) declared that the finally they have settled out with the Oceania rest home group and will avail a 3.22% rise in their pay until next year. Moreover, 1,500 union members across the nation will receive a back payment.

Moreover, the settlement between the two parties also included prevention of exploitation of other terms and conditions and rights, including overtime, which the oceanic group was seeking to decline.

Detailed reports suggest that only Oceanic group workers will not receive an extra pay, even workers of other rest houses of nelson region, including Green Gables, Otumarama and Whareama rest homes will receive a rise in their pays.

Hence, a total of 300 workers will be getting an extra pay.

SFWU Nelson organizer John Cumming said, “They were glad to get the rise and that the dispute was over”.

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