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Good to see brakes being applied to chief executive pay

Friday, 14 December 2018, 3:12 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) is welcoming signs in today’s Senior Pay Report 2018 that the trajectory of chief executive pay rises is levelling out. More >>

ECan staff to strike on Monday 17 December

Friday, 14 December 2018, 2:54 pm | Public Service Association

PSA members at Environment Canterbury (ECan) have voted to take strike action on Monday after unsuccessful bargaining. More >>

Public service workforce data shows sluggish improvement

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 12:06 pm | Public Service Association

The public service workforce data released today by the State Services Commission has confirmed very low pay movement, says the PSA. More >>

Strong ‘spirit of service’ seen in latest appointments

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 8:44 am | Public Service Association

This month’s new announcements of women taking up chief executive positions at the New Zealand Customs Service and at the Ministry of Culture and Heritage have been welcomed by the Public Service Association (PSA). More >>

PSA: World Human Rights Day an opportunity to reflect

Monday, 10 December 2018, 2:50 pm | Public Service Association

This year’s World Human Rights Day is an opportunity to reflect on the state of the world 70 years after the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948, says the PSA. More >>

PSA: Carolling for Equal Pay

Friday, 7 December 2018, 12:11 pm | Public Service Association

PSA's nationwide networks of equal pay advocates are putting solidarity behind an equal pay claim for DHB administration and clerical workers into song for Christmas. More >>

Settlement offer made to PSA members at Ministry of Justice

Friday, 7 December 2018, 10:18 am | Public Service Association

A settlement offer has been agreed between the Public Service Association (PSA) and Ministry of Justice and will now go to the PSA’s 2000 members - about 60% of the Ministry’s total workforce - to be voted on. More >>

PSA members at Ministry poised to receive revised offer

Friday, 30 November 2018, 12:27 pm | Public Service Association

A day of mediation between the PSA and Ministry of Justice (on Thursday 29 November) has broken a deadlock in industrial bargaining. More >>

Workers at community nursing and homecare provider on strike

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 3:27 pm | Public Service Association

Nurses and administrators at Nurse Maude Care Coordination in Porirua and the Hutt Valley have commenced a week-long strike action from today (Thursday 29 November). More >>

Time to get on with the Mental Health Inquiry report

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 2:39 pm | Public Service Association

Mental health and addiction workers represented by the PSA are eager to engage with the Government on the much anticipated report from the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction received today by Health Minister David Clark. More >>

Latest good news for DHB workers: Allied Health settlement

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 8:18 am | Public Service Association

A new settlement has been ratified that will see pay gains for around 9000 allied, public health and technical workers represented by the Public Service Association (PSA) in the DHB sector. More >>

Now is the time to restore balance to employment relations

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 5:25 pm | Public Service Association

The second reading of the Employment Relations Amendment Bill in Parliament scheduled for today demonstrates a new consensus about restoring a much-need balance to employment relations says the PSA. More >>

Review into bullying and harassment commended by PSA

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 12:20 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) has commended today’s announcement that an independent external review into bullying and harassment of staff within the Parliamentary workplace is set to commence. More >>

PSA celebrates a major membership milestone

Monday, 26 November 2018, 12:46 pm | Public Service Association

This week the Public Service Association (PSA) is celebrating the total number of union members reaching the 70,000 mark - just three years on from hitting 60,000 in 2015. More >>

PSA response to announcement of new Housing Authority

Saturday, 24 November 2018, 12:46 pm | Public Service Association

Today’s announcement of plans to form a new Crown entity centred on Housing New Zealand - with a full integration of Housing New Zealand’s urban development subsidiary HLC and the KiwiBuild Unit - has been cautiously welcomed by the Public Service Association ... More >>

Justice system at risk of creaking to a halt

Friday, 9 November 2018, 4:18 pm | Public Service Association

With no date in place for a return to the bargaining table, PSA members at the Ministry of Justice have voted to continue work-to-rule alongside a new set of bans on work that could see Court operations creak to a virtual halt. More >>

Second nationwide Courts strike across the country

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 11:25 am | Public Service Association

Courts will be disrupted for a full half-day today from 12.30pm to 5pm when PSA members at the Ministry of Justice take their second nationwide strike action. More >>

Appointment of Debbie Power to top job at MSD welcomed

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 4:05 pm | Public Service Association

The PSA has welcomed today’s news of the appointment of Debbie Power - currently statutory deputy State Services Commissioner and chief executive at the State Services Commission - to the role of chief executive of the Ministry of Social Development ... More >>

PSA congratulates Public Service Day award recipients

Monday, 5 November 2018, 8:59 pm | Public Service Association

A highly deserving light has been shone on the hard work of core public servants by the first-ever presentation of Public Service Medals and Commendations for Frontline Excellence in Wellington this evening (Monday 5 November). More >>

Employment Court denies injunction against PSA members

Monday, 5 November 2018, 5:19 pm | Public Service Association

The Employment Court in Auckland has today ruled in favour of the lawfulness of the strike action that PSA members have been taking in recent weeks in an ongoing dispute with the Ministry of Justice over an unfair pay system and failure to agree ... More >>



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