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If you believe aged care nurses and personal care workers should be valued, recognised and rewarded for the important work participate in your campaign activities, meetings and decisions and encourage your colleagues to join ANMF. Updates about the general aged care campaign and individual campaigns will be published below.
Two key factors determine how your employer will respond to your claims for improved wages and conditions. One is the level of Federal Government funding. The other you have more control over and that's how involved you and other nurses and personal care workers are at your workplace.
ANMF began negotiations with Bupa Aged Care management in August 2016. The agreement expired on 31 October 2016. View the Bupa log of claims and read the updates below for further information. In June 2017, ANMF voted NO to Bupa's proposed agreement.
The Estia Health enterprise agreement expired on 31 May 2017. ANMF is scheduled to start negotiations with Estia Health on 16 August 2017. Estia Healh has 27 aged care facilities across Victoria. These facilities are covered by 12 expired enterprise agreements as aresilt of Estia Health's business acquisition program over the last four years. Having multiple agreements means nurses and carers are earning substantially different pay rates for the same work across these facilities.
Each four Lifeview facilities are covered by separate but equal enterprise agreements which expired on 31 May 2017.
The BlueCross enterprise agreement expired on 31 May 2017.
The Aged Care Services Australia Group enterprise agreement expired on 31 May 2017.