ASMS

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The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) is the professional association and union uniting doctors and dentists in New Zealand.

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Bargaining Fee Ballot and New DHB MECA

ASMS members are urged to vote in favour of a bargaining fee and encourage your colleagues to do the same in the ballot held between now and 28 August at your DHB. The ASMS Annual Conference voted to claim a bargaining fee because they were concerned at non-members getting all the benefits of the MECA without having made any contribution to the Association.  ASMS urges you to vote in favour of the bargaining fee.  All DHB employed SMOs (including Non-ASMS …

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DHB Employment Conditions

ASMS DHB MECA The Association is a registered union that advises and represents members in respect of their employment agreements. It has negotiated collective employment agreements with all public hospitals and some with other employers. Where there is no collective agreement, the Association will advise members when they negotiate their own individual employment agreements. According to our membership rules we may represent any doctor that is salaried and who requires an annual practising certificate to perform their salaried job, apart …

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Other Collective Agreements

The Association is a registered union that advises and represents members in respect of their employment agreements. It has negotiated collective employment agreements with all public hospitals and some with other employers. Where there is no collective agreement, the Association will advise members when they negotiate their own individual employment agreements. According to our membership rules we may represent any doctor that is salaried and who requires an annual practising certificate to perform their salaried job, apart from those who …

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Advice for New Appointees

The ASMS offers free advice to senior medical and dental practitioners who are offered employment in New Zealand. We do this on the basis that if you accept the offer and subsequently take up the appointment, you will join the ASMS. Before contacting us for advice about employment in New Zealand, we recommend that you: Visit the NZ Medical Council’s website to see whether your qualifications and experience are likely to lead to employment in NZ. Download the ASMS …

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