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Grave concerns for future of social work - PSA

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 4:46 pm | Public Service Association

The future of social work could be gravely affected by a rushed and short-sighted Select Committee report, the PSA says. More >>

DHB admin and clerical workers raise claim for Equal Pay

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 3:21 pm | Public Service Association

Around 7000 DHB workers are standing together to raise a claim for equal pay for administration and clerical employees. More >>

PSA welcomes Court decision in SCDHB anaesthetic techs case

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 1:29 pm | Public Service Association

The PSA is welcoming the Court of Appeal’s decision confirming anaesthetic technicians in Timaru are entitled to be paid for the time they spend on call. The Court of Appeal has declined to allow the appeal by South Canterbury District Health Board against ... More >>

Pogress for people working in public services

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 9:39 am | Public Service Association

Public service workers welcome the strong commitments made by the government in its Expectations on Employment Relations in the State Sector, the PSA says. More >>

Public Service Expectations represent progress

Tuesday, 3 April 2018, 6:39 pm | Public Service Association

Public service workers welcome the strong commitments made by the government in its Expectations on Employment Relations in the State Sector, the PSA says. More >>

Murray apology latest sign of much-needed change at Waikato

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 1:59 pm | Public Service Association

The apology from acting Waikato DHB chair about the actions of former CEO Nigel Murray is a sign of a long-overdue culture change, the PSA says. More >>

PSA stands with nurses as industrial action looms

Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 2:21 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi supports NZNO members’ decision to reject the pay offer advanced by District Health Boards in negotiations for a multi-employer collective agreement (MECA). More >>

Guide for supporting disabled people into work commended

Friday, 23 March 2018, 2:14 pm | Public Service Association

The publication of Employment Support Practice Guidelines this week by the NZ Disability Support Network has been welcomed by members of the Public Service Association’s Deaf and Disabled members’ network. More >>

Chief Executives meet with the PSA to discuss Equal Pay

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 1:27 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) is running a forum for Chief Executives and senior HR staff on Equal Pay from 4:00pm this afternoon at Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington. More >>

Much to celebrate, much to do

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 11:52 am | Public Service Association

Working women in New Zealand have made great strides since last International Women's Day, but there's still more to do, the PSA says. More >>

Pay equity - let's get the job finished

Monday, 5 March 2018, 10:02 am | Public Service Association

The PSA welcomes the government’s announcement that new pay equity legislation will be introduced by mid-year. More >>

OIA improvement good news - but more needed

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 4:25 pm | Public Service Association

Public service agencies are doing their part to promote transparent and open government, the PSA says - but there is more work to be done. More >>

Vigilant public servants the key to NZ's number-1 ranking

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 1:45 pm | Public Service Association

New Zealand’s public servants can take pride today that their free, frank and fearless work has again been recognised by Transparency International, the PSA says. More >>

Scrutiny over CEs’ pay important step

Monday, 12 February 2018, 6:13 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) support today’s announcement of stronger oversight of the pay of chief executives and the conduct of Crown Entity Board members. More >>

Rangatahi will suffer under plan to close careers offices

Thursday, 8 February 2018, 2:25 pm | Public Service Association

Young people in the regions, particularly Maori and Pasefika, could miss out on vital careers advice if the Tertiary Education Commission closes offices in the regions, the PSA says. More >>

PSA welcomes Inquiry into abuse of children in state care

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 12:09 pm | Public Service Association

The Royal Commission of Inquiry into the abuse of children in state care is welcome and long overdue, the PSA says. More >>

PSA Court Victory Highlights Importance of Good Faith

Friday, 22 December 2017, 11:25 am | Public Service Association

Employers must respect unions’ right to bargain on behalf of their members, the Employment Court has ruled - and the PSA is welcoming such a clear statement of the law. More >>

Tax Working Group "opportunity to change the conversation"

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 5:05 pm | Public Service Association

The government’s Tax Working Group is a genuine chance to change the conversation around the tax system, the PSA says. More >>

State house sell-off ends - good news for PSA members

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 1:42 pm | Public Service Association

The government’s halt to state house sell-offs is a welcome development and signals the end of a damaging policy, the PSA says. More >>

Equal pay for mental health and addiction support workers

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 2:33 pm | Public Service Association

Unions, DHBs and providers have welcomed today’s announcement that the Government will enter equal pay negotiations for community mental health and addiction support workers. More >>

 

 

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