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Pharmacists at the Mater Hospital in Brisbane have started dispensing drugs for free to protest proposed pay cuts On Monday, Mater Hospital received a 65% ‘no’ vote to its proposed …

Pharmacists at the Mater Hospital in Brisbane are protesting pay cuts they say could be up to 18% Union members at the Mater voted on Thursday to take industrial action, …

The pharmacists’ union says it will ‘fight for every cent’ in the current work value case, but the Guild maintains there has not been an increase in workload This week …

The Fair Work Commission has rejected raising the pharmacist award based on overall workload, but accepted other grounds such as HMRs and vaccinations for increased remuneration This year the pharmacists’ …

Pharmacist roles have increased in responsibility and complexity, yet their wages and conditions do not reflect this, argues the pharmacists’ union Recently hospital pharmacists in the ACT secured commitments to …

Pharmacists received over one million in compensation in just 12 months, mainly due to award underpayments and non-payment of entitlements, says pharmacist union Between 1 October 2016 and 1 October …

Pharmacists are accessible, qualified and highly skilled – so why are they referred to as ‘script monkeys’, asks Geoff March The role of a community pharmacist has traditionally focused on supplying …

PPA has called on hundreds of pharmacies across Australia to confirm they are not cutting penalty rates, with Amcal firmly in its sights Amcal pharmacies across the country have been …

Pharmacist union says it wants to bring back Coalition in an effort to improve pharmacist wages and conditions Professional Pharmacists Australia (PPA) CEO Chris Walton has welcomed the decision of …

The pharmacists’ union has held a national protest over the weekend against cuts to penalty rates A ‘National Day of Action’, hosted by Professional Pharmacists Australia (PPA) on Sunday 6 …

It’s a decision that seems likely to split the profession: with low base wages already a significant problem, employee pharmacists are signalling that they may leave for good over cuts …

The pharmacists union has penned an open letter to the director of Chemist Warehouse, urging him not to implement pay cuts In a February decision by the Fair Work Commission, …