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Public servants at IR and MBIE poised for industrial action

Monday, 18 June 2018, 9:26 am | Public Service Association

More than 4000 public service workers are poised to take industrial action, with two stoppages at MBIE and Inland Revenue planned for next month. More >>

PSA wins Living Wage for core public service employees

Friday, 15 June 2018, 10:06 am | Public Service Association

PSA members in the public service have secured a big victory - with all employees winning the right to be paid at least a Living Wage. More >>

Waikeria expansion "must only be short-term" - PSA

Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 4:48 pm | Public Service Association

Waikeria expansion "must only be short-term" - PSA News of 600 new prison beds at Waikeria must go hand-in-hand with a long-term commitment to close substandard facilities and reduce the prison muster, the PSA says. More >>

Public service CE appointments must reflect diverse NZ

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 12:30 pm | Public Service Association

New Zealand’s public service must reflect the population it serves at every level, and chief executive appointments are no exception, the PSA says. More >>

Council's decision a win for local democracy

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 12:47 pm | Public Service Association

A move by the Hutt City Council to take heed of its community and pay its workers the living wage has been welcomed by the PSA. More >>

Fair Pay Agreements good for workers and good for employers

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 4:06 pm | Public Service Association

Fair Pay Agreements are a big step towards an educated, engaged and enthusiastic workforce, and the Government’s announcement today should be applauded, the PSA says. More >>

Council's rejection of the Living Wage a missed opportunity

Friday, 1 June 2018, 9:45 am | Public Service Association

Palmerston North City Council’s decision to reject the living wage for its staff is a missed opportunity to lead the way among New Zealand employers, the Public Service Association says. More >>

Plans to reduce prison population need more detail

Thursday, 31 May 2018, 10:25 am | Public Service Association

PSA members working in prisons want to see more detail of the government’s plans to cut the number of Kiwis in jail, particularly around prison beds and Community Corrections. More >>

PSA response to Human Rights Commission appointments

Friday, 25 May 2018, 2:44 pm | Public Service Association

"The PSA looks forward to establishing a constructive working relationship with the Acting Chief Commissioner, Paula Tesoriero and the Chief Executive. More >>

Time running out for participation in Mental Health Inquiry

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 10:18 am | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) is urging all New Zealanders to send written submissions to the Mental Health and Addiction Inquiry before the set closing date of Tuesday 5 June - less than two weeks from today. More >>

PSA statement on remarks by Housing Minister Phil Twyford

Friday, 18 May 2018, 6:51 pm | Public Service Association

"The PSA is disappointed that the Minister of Housing has chosen to make personalised comments in this way. More >>

600 new prison beds not enough, Corrections officers say

Friday, 18 May 2018, 2:24 pm | Public Service Association

Frontline prison staff say they’re no better off after yesterday’s Budget - despite the extra capacity announced by the Labour-led Government. More >>

PSA: Budget shows promise but more courage needed

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 2:53 pm | Public Service Association

The Labour-led Government’s first Budget shows promise, the PSA says - but there are still many in the public and community service who will wonder when their turn is coming. More >>

"Think beyond Band-Aids", PSA urges Government

Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 4:22 pm | Public Service Association

The Labour-led Government must urgently relax its Budget Responsibility Rules to tackle the $2.7 billion hole in the health budget, the PSA says. More >>

PSA response to report into Human Rights Commission

Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 1:43 pm | Public Service Association

-- The PSA welcomes the report by Judge Coral Shaw into the Human Rights Commission (HRC)’s handling of sexual harassment claims. More >>

NZ agrees - increase tax revenue for better public services

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 12:07 pm | Public Service Association

New Zealanders overwhelmingly agree public services need more funding - and they think tax should be increased to pay for them, according to new research released today. More >>

Football can do it - so can the public service

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 11:46 am | Public Service Association

New Zealand’s state sector employers should take inspiration from the football field and end the gender pay gap for good, the PSA says. More >>

Government must do better on Living Wage commitments

Friday, 4 May 2018, 10:15 am | Public Service Association

The Labour-led government must deliver on its promises of a Living Wage for all public service workers, the PSA says - as new figures reveal how many workers aren’t paid enough to live decently. More >>

Labour's health and safety proposals opportunity for change

Friday, 27 April 2018, 4:11 pm | Public Service Association

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 >>

Unions ready to work with disabled people

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 3:48 pm | Public Service Association

People working in the disability sector are ready to help improve and implement changes to the Disability Support System with the goal of empowering disabled people to choose the support that they need. More >>

 

 

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