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3AW – The Ambulance Union will take industrial action despite willingness to stick with the Andrews Government’s 2% cap on pay rise but it wants a restructure of the wage system which paramedics can have a better deal. Opposition’s Georgie Crozier says it is time for Daniel Andrews to step in to resolve the issue.
3AW – Paramedics are planning industrial action in the coming weeks as talks over a new pay deal with the Andrews Government remain unresolved after nine months. They are willing to accept a 2% cap but better pushing for a new wage structure. According to Shadow Health Minister Georgie Crozier, the Victorian Government has left ambulance officers high and dry.
ABC – The State Opposition says Premier Daniel Andrews needs to step in to resolve an industrial dispute between the Government and paramedics. The Ambulance Union says it’s planning to take industrial action in the coming weeks. Shadow Ambulance Services Minister Georgie Crozier states there is too much industrial action happening with strikes planned on the state’s tram and V/Line services next week.
3AW – Paramedics are threatening industrial action in an escalation of their nine-month pay dispute with the Andrews Government. Potential bans would not impact services, but would likely see slogans written in ambulances again as they were in 2014. Shadow Health Minister Georgie Crozier has demanded Daniel Andrews to intervene and make a deal.