10-hour break underpayment matter to go to trial

December 2012
Queensland Nurse;Dec2012, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p10
The article reports that Queensland Industrial Relations Commission held to resolve the dispute on nonpayment of fatigue penalty to nurses, of Gold Coast Health Service District, who had a break of less than 10 hours duration between one shift to another. It mentions that the claims were lodged in the Industrial magistrates court in Brisbane in late July, 2012, but trial dates were not set due to the complex nature of the case, hence five days in May 2013 have been allocated to the trial.


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