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North Island Admin/Clerical finalise collective agreement

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 4:34 pm | PSA

PSA members in the North Island have ratified new collective employment agreements, following months of bargaining. More >>

PSA welcomes return of well-being aspects

Thursday, 9 May 2019, 4:53 pm | PSA

The PSA welcomes changes to the Local Government (Community Well-being) Amendment Bill that will see reinstatement of four aspects of community well-being - social, environmental, economic, and cultural - into the Local Government Act. More >>

Corrections staff disappointed by slushy misrepresentation

Monday, 29 April 2019, 5:21 pm | PSA

PSA members working in prisons are hitting back at National’s claims of wasteful expenditure on slushy machines for overheated summer staff. More >>

PSA supports progressive thinking on capital gains tax

Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 4:28 pm | PSA

The Public Service Association (PSA) has stated its support for the campaign launched yesterday by Tax Justice Aotearoa New Zealand for capital gains taxation to be included in the Government’s move to undertake serious tax reform. More >>

Advisory: Petition for DHB Admin equal pay claim

Monday, 8 April 2019, 5:06 pm | PSA

What: A petition with 12,800 signatories who support this equal pay claim will be presented to Labour MP Jan Tinetti to deliver to Minister of Health, David Clark. It is expected the petition will be read out in the House of Representatives by the ... More >>

Rising attacks from far right a pre-conference topic

Saturday, 16 March 2019, 2:11 pm | PSA

The PSA’s Out@PSA network welcomes participants arriving in New Zealand for next week’s 2019 World Conference of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA) in Wellington. "This Sunday (17 March) we are ... More >>

Relief from secondary tax burden assists hard-working PSA

Friday, 15 March 2019, 4:40 pm | PSA

The passage of a new law to relieve workers subject to what the government recognised as "unnecessary" secondary tax is going to make a meaningful difference to PSA members from 1 April - particularly members in low paid jobs. More >>

Support for call for discussion about a 'Rainbow Ministry'

Friday, 15 March 2019, 4:20 pm | PSA

The PSA’s Out@PSA network supports the call made at the opening of this year’s Wellington Pride Festival by Greens MP Jan Logie that it would be worthwhile to explore having a ministry-level government agency for LGBTI+ New Zealanders. More >>

Workforce needs highlighted by PSA Mental Health Committee

Friday, 22 February 2019, 5:03 pm | PSA

Members of the PSA Mental Health Committee from around New Zealand have been meeting in Wellington today to review PSA members’ feedback about recommendations for change in the Mental Health and Addiction Inquiry report delivered to Government in November. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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