The Government introduced the Health and Hospital Boards Amendment Bill 2014 on 1 April.

This piecemeal attempt to resolve the dispute, raises even more questions about how the contract, addendum, directives and ministerial directions will operate to give effect to the terms and conditions of your employment.

The only effective way to resolve this issue is to get back to the negotiating table and work through the options with the SMO taskforce. See the latest update on the contracts situation here.