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Budget "like giving a starving dog a rubber bone"

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 4:16 pm | Public Service Association

Steven Joyce’s first budget is a predictable election year bribe that which will do as little for low-income families as it will for public services, says the PSA. More >>

Proposed closure of ACC call centres "disappointing"

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 3:17 pm | Public Service Association

PSA members are surprised and disappointed at the Accident Compensation Corporation’s proposals to close two call centres in Auckland and Wellington. More >>

An important step towards restoring faith

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 12:52 pm | Public Service Association

The PSA welcomes the State Services Commission’s decision to hold an inquiry into treatment of whistleblowers at the Ministry of Transport. More >>

Mental Health Poll: Govt not doing enough

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 9:12 am | Public Service Association

Only one in ten New Zealanders think the Government is doing enough around mental health, says a poll released today. More >>

PSA hopes for "a budget that shows NZ has come of age"

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 9:52 am | Public Service Association

Equal pay for mental health support workers, a better future for our mokopuna, job security and creating science’s next "big wins" - PSA members have set out their hopes for Budget 2017. More >>

PSA supports independent inquiry into MoT fraud

Monday, 22 May 2017, 4:03 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi supports calls for an independent inquiry into how the Ministry of Transport handled a fraudulent employee. More >>

Talking about tax minus the spin this Budget week

Monday, 22 May 2017, 11:51 am | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association is proud to present Progressive Thinking: ten perspectives on tax, an edited booklet featuring ten leading authors, academics and campaigners writing on a broad range of topics on tax policy in theory and practice. More >>

PSA statement on resignation of Murray Edridge

Friday, 19 May 2017, 4:55 pm | Public Service Association

The PSA acknowledges Murray Edridge’s decision to step aside as acting deputy Chief Executive, Corporate Solutions at the Ministry of Social Development. More >>

Home support workers feeling pressure of increasing workload

Friday, 19 May 2017, 2:08 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association welcomes the publication of the 2016 Aged Care Workforce Survey, which provides practical insight into the challenges facing home support workers. More >>

PSA launching Progressive Thinking on tax booklet

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 12:32 pm | Public Service Association

WHAT: The Budget week launch of the Progressive Thinking: ten perspectives on tax booklet, which features ten leading authors, academics and campaigners writing journalistically on a broad range of topics in tax theory and policy, including contributions from ... More >>

Equal pay bill "a backward step" for working women

Friday, 12 May 2017, 12:41 pm | Public Service Association

National’s equal pay bill is a huge disappointment to working women in New Zealand - and makes a mockery of its much-vaunted commitment to pay equity, the PSA says. More >>

Inland Revenue proposals "fundamentally flawed"

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 12:19 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi is in dispute with Inland Revenue over proposals to radically reduce the size of its workforce. More >>

PSA challenges politicians to take next step for equal pay

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 9:51 am | Public Service Association

A crucial part of the equal pay jigsaw will go before parliament tomorrow, and the PSA is urging all parties to vote for it to go to select committee. More >>

Government throws in the towel, abandons reoffending targets

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 2:29 pm | Public Service Association

The government has quietly abandoned its target for reduced reoffending - proving it was only ever an empty political slogan, the PSA says. More >>

Mental health crisis needs urgent action, not empty promises

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 2:28 pm | Public Service Association

Jonathan Coleman’s long-awaited response to the mental health crisis shows he has no understanding of the mental health crisis, the PSA says. More >>

Prison overcrowding confirms ministers must listen to workers

Friday, 28 April 2017, 12:07 pm | Public Service Association

A report into prison overcrowding shows what happens when politicians take a "tough on crime" stance without thinking through the consequences, the PSA says. More >>

Civilian NZDF staff strike action

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 4:35 pm | Public Service Association

Civilian staff working for the New Zealand Defence Force will conduct a picket tomorrow morning at the Devonport Ferry Terminal in support of a nationwide campaign for improved pay and conditions. More >>

PSA statement on sexual harassment allegations

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 2:18 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi is aware of allegations made against a councillor at Kapiti Coast District Council. More >>

Denial of mental health crisis cast shadow over funding

Monday, 24 April 2017, 1:45 pm | Public Service Association

The Government's continued denial of a mental health crisis casts a shadow over today's funding announcement, health funding coalition YesWeCare.nz sats, More >>

New Zealand scientists first to march in global event

Friday, 21 April 2017, 3:49 pm | Public Service Association

New Zealand scientists will be the first in the world to take part in the Global March for Science tomorrow. More >>

 

 

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