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New law represents a historic milestone for social workers

Friday, 22 February 2019, 1:07 pm | Public Service Association

The passing of the Social Workers Registration Legislation Bill is being greeted as an historic milestone for the profession of social work by the Public Service Association (PSA). More >>

Group delivers effective ways to neutrally broaden tax base

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 2:29 pm | Public Service Association

The final report of the Tax Working Group finally puts together a long overdue set of choices and options for the Government to act on to achieve a tax system that is fairer for all New Zealanders says the Public Services Association (PSA). More >>

PSA women make the case for stronger equal pay

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 3:34 pm | Public Service Association

The PSA and the PSA Women's Network are excited to be making oral submissions today on a bill that will help ensure wāhine are paid what they're worth. More >>

New collective agreement reached at Oranga Tamariki

Friday, 1 February 2019, 11:11 am | Public Service Association

PSA members have successfully ratified the first collective agreement for Oranga Tamariki, establishing a strong base for future employment relations. More >>

No room for complacency in steering clear of corruption

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 9:39 am | Public Service Association

Transparency International’s latest Corruption Perception Index (released this week) shows the worldwide challenge of keeping public sector organisations corruption-free leaves no room for complacency says the Public Service Association (PSA). More >>

First milestone for Mana Wahine claim at Waitangi Tribunal

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 12:38 pm | Public Service Association

A claim lodged by Te Rūnanga o Ngā Toa Awhina - the rūnanga of the Public Service Association - to address employment inequities suffered by Māori women has now been officially registered by the Waitangi Tribunal as claim Wai 2864. More >>

New deal ratified by PSA members at Ministry of Justice

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 4:28 pm | Public Service Association

It was confirmed today that after one of the most drawn-out industrial disputes of 2018 a new collective agreement will be signed between the PSA and Ministry of Justice. More >>

Raw deal for DHB admin and clerical workers getting worse

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 2:26 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) is stepping up its equal pay campaign for DHB administration and clerical workers, in the face of more evidence that these underpaid workers are a last line of underfunding in the health system. More >>

Pitfalls of inappropriate surveillance

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 1:30 pm | Public Service Association

The failings in use of external security consultants by government agencies uncovered in today’s findings by the State Services Commission contain valuable lessons. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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