As nurses strike, WA's Industrial Relation Commission faces its biggest challenge in years
As nurses strike, WA's Industrial Relation Commission faces its biggest challenge in yearsBy Tom Wildie
Western Australia's nurses have begun industrial action, striking across the state as their bitter pay dispute with the state government has reached a dead end.
The nurses and their union, the Australian Nurses Federation (ANF), have defied the orders of WA's Industrial Relations Commission (IRC) in starting the strike, a move that poses serious challenges for the body.
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