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Patience of DHB Admin workers around New Zealand has run out

Monday, 11 February 2019, 4:49 pm | PSA

Nationwide Stop Work meetings held for DHB Administration workers across all 20 District Health Boards today have delivered a loud and clear message that their patience with repeatedly delayed timelines for bargaining settlements for improved pay and conditions ... More >>

Recommendations for Fair Pay Agreements set a sound pathway

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 9:28 am | PSA

The Public Service Association (PSA) says recommendations delivered to the Government by the Fair Pay Agreement Working Group today set a sound pathway for a robust employment relations framework in New Zealand. More >>

Nationwide stop work meeting called for DHB Administration

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 3:31 pm | PSA

PSA union members who work in vital administration and clerical roles at all 20 DHBs around New Zealand will be attending stop work meetings for two hours on Monday 11 February. More >>

3500 MSD workers ratify new pay offer before Christmas

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 4:43 pm | PSA

PSA members in Service Delivery at the Ministry of Social Development have settled a new collective agreement, giving members a pay bump and a long-awaited alternative to their current Performance Development and Assessment (PDA) system. More >>

Mental Health report presents opportunity for reset

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 1:54 pm | PSA

The Public Service Association (PSA) has welcomed today’s release of the Report of the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction - He Ara Oranga, and the opportunities it presents for significantly resetting a system that the report concludes ... More >>

PSA and Ministry of Justice move towards further mediation

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 4:33 pm | PSA

Senior leaders of the Ministry of Justice and Public Service Association (PSA) met yesterday (Monday 19 November) in Wellington to discuss resumption of industrial negotiations. More >>

MOJ strike action in Wellington

Monday, 19 November 2018, 10:47 am | PSA

PSA members have voted on a ‘lightning strike’ this morning at the Ministry of Justice head office at 19 Aitken Street. More >>

Industrial action escalates at Court

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 12:26 pm | PSA

Ongoing industrial action by PSA members at the Ministry of Justice has escalated again with Court Registry Officers at Auckland District Court and Manukau District Court now undertaking a ban on serving, checking and signing sentencing documents. More >>

Pressure mounting on Ministry of Justice with Strike Action

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 11:13 am | PSA

PSA members at Whanganui District Court actioned a lightning strike this morning at 10.30am for two hours. More >>

Pay equity milestone confirmed: PSA

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 12:40 pm | PSA

After a series of nationwide meetings held by the PSA this month, the historical pay equity settlement put forward to social workers at Oranga Tamariki has now been ratified to go ahead. “This signifies a wonderful start to moving the whole profession ... More >>

The time is right to talk about the future of work: PSA

Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 11:09 am | PSA

The PSA is excited for today’s launch of Progressive Thinking: Ten perspectives on the future of work , the third publication in the Progressive Thinking series. More >>

Tragedy hits hard for DOC - PSA

Friday, 19 October 2018, 3:21 pm | PSA

PSA members throughout New Zealand have been shaken by the death of two DOC workers in the helicopter crash at Wanaka. More >>

Social Worker pay equity settlement marks milestone

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 10:07 am | PSA

Reaching a pay equity settlement for social workers at Oranga Tamariki is an historic milestone that begins to put social work up where it belongs, says the PSA. More >>

IR and MBIE workers on strike TODAY

Monday, 23 July 2018, 9:32 am | PSA

PSA members at Inland Revenue (IR) and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) will reluctantly hold a second day of strike action today (Monday 23 July). More >>

Housing ministry "robust and innovative approach to crisis"

Friday, 8 June 2018, 11:01 am | PSA

The new Ministry of Housing and Urban Development is a sign the Government is taking a robust and innovative approach to the housing crisis, the PSA says. More >>

Suicide Numbers a Sign of a System Under Strain

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 3:09 pm | PSA

The steep increase in suicides in New Zealand’s prisons is another "deeply disturbing" sign of a system struggling to cope with ever increasing prisoner numbers, the PSA says. More >>

Everyone’s job to end the "motherhood penalty"

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 10:35 am | PSA

Women pay a price for becoming parents, the PSA says, and it’s up to government, employers and society to put that right. More >>

Welfare Expert Advisory Group needs worker voice

Monday, 28 May 2018, 11:16 am | PSA

The PSA welcomes the formation of the Expert Advisory Group to support the overhaul of the welfare system. More >>

Children’s Village closures send a sad signal

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 9:55 am | PSA

This week’s confirmed closure of two Children’s Villages run by Stand Children’s Services sends a signal that provision of funding for vital services to ensure the well-being of New Zealand’s most vulnerable children, families and whānau needs ... More >>

Labour's health and safety proposals "opportunity for change

Friday, 27 April 2018, 4:10 pm | PSA

The PSA welcomes the opportunity to engage on the government’s Health and Safety At Work Strategy, released today by Workplace Relations and Safety minister Iain Lees-Galloway. More >>



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