'Continuous betrayal since the election': Paramedics take strike action

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Updated December 1 2023 - 5:59pm, first published 2:56pm
Brendan McIlveen, a paramedic at Hamilton Ambulance Station, said 'we're asking for an acceptable pay rise'. Picture by Jonathan Carroll
Brendan McIlveen, a paramedic at Hamilton Ambulance Station, said 'we're asking for an acceptable pay rise'. Picture by Jonathan Carroll

Hunter paramedics defied an Industrial Relations Commission order to hold 12-hour strike action on Friday, escalating their campaign for "equitable wages and improved working conditions".

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Damon Cronshaw

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