Bargaining for better entitlements
If the case is found in the ANF’s favour, Fair Work Australia can help practice nurses and their employers negotiate a multi-enterprise agreement or make its own determination if the parties cannot agree.
Demonstrating that nurses are low paid according to industry standards is complex. Many nurses know they can earn better wages in other sectors, but this case has to provide evidence for it.
In the APNA salary and conditions survey, there was never any evidence that nurses working at a higher scope and level of responsibility were