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Anglican Family Care Otago staff to take industrial action

Friday, 17 October 2014, 11:41 am | Public Service Association

Social workers, family workers and support staff working for Anglican Family Care in Dunedin and South Otago will take industrial action after their employer refused a pay increase that would keep up with the rising cost of living. More >>

New national secretary announced

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 1:22 pm | Public Service Association

The PSA is pleased to announce the appointment of Erin Polaczuk to the role of national secretary. More >>

Statistics NZ staff to strike

Monday, 8 September 2014, 1:55 pm | Public Service Association

Staff at Statistics NZ offices in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch will be taking a full day of strike action, including a two hour rally, in support of their demand for a pay system that is clear, fair and negotiated, after a breakdown in collective ... More >>

Threats against Work and Income staff a disgrace

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 12:01 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) says the continuing threats against Work and Income staff in the wake of the Ashburton shootings are a disgrace, and must end. More >>

Collins inquiry at best a Band-Aid, a permanent fix needed

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 5:07 pm | Public Service Association

Collins inquiry at best a Band-Aid, a permanent fix is needed The Public Service Association (PSA) says the inquiry into Judith Collins’ behaviour must be accompanied by a process to restore the lost trust between Ministers and public servants if it ... More >>

Greens’ commitment to pay equity welcomed by workers

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 10:34 am | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) says the 58,000 workers they represent will benefit from the announcement by the Green Party of a commitment to pay equity and to a living wage for core public servants and contractors. More >>

Union to support Work and Income staff following tragedy

Monday, 1 September 2014, 12:16 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) says today’s shooting at a Work and Income office is a tragedy, and nobody should go to work in fear that they might not return home. More >>

DHB industrial action withdrawn

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 10:23 am | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) has withdrawn notices of industrial action covering 12,000 health workers at District Health Boards (DHBs) across New Zealand, after progress was made in mediation. More >>

SSC survey shows way forward for better public services

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 1:26 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) has welcomed the release of the State Services Commission’s (SSC) Integrity and Conduct Survey 2013 , which it says indicates what needs to be done to strengthen the public services that New Zealanders use and ... More >>

Collins must resign for leaking public servants’ details

Monday, 18 August 2014, 2:24 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) says Ministers should not be leaking neutral public servants details so they can be attacked for partisan politics, as Judith Collins has admitted following allegations in Dirty Politics by Nicky Hager. More >>

Disturbing that PM’s office helped attack public servants

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 12:21 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) is deeply disturbed by allegations in Nicky Hager’s new book Dirty Politics that one of John Key’s staff helped blogger Cameron Slater to attack public servants questioning the disastrous restructuring at MFAT. More >>

Worth 100% campaign for pay equity launched

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 1:16 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) has launched Worth 100%, a campaign for pay equity across the public service; state sector; local government; health, and community sectors covered by New Zealand’s largest union. More >>

The PSA welcomes Labour’s commitment to public services

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 2:29 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) have welcomed Labour’s state services policy announced today, and says public servants will welcome the return of a career public service that invests in staff training and professional development. More >>

Nearly 12,000 DHB workers vote to take industial action

Monday, 4 August 2014, 1:18 pm | Public Service Association

Nearly 12,000 District Health Board (DHB) workers, members of the Public Service Association (PSA), have overwhelmingly voted in favour of taking industrial action after they were offered only a 0.7% pay increase per year and no movement on other ... More >>

Debacle shows danger of contracting out public services

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 1:41 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) says the Novopay debacle shows core public services are best provided in-house. More >>

Public servants welcome Labour’s living wage announcement

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 1:39 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) says Labour’s commitment to ensure all core public service workers are paid at least the living wage will be welcome news to thousands of hard working New Zealanders. More >>

Waikato water must remain under community control

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 5:00 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) believes that Waikato councils’ investigation of options for the provision of water and wastewater services must ensure it remains in public hands. More >>

Report shows public sector skills must be valued more

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 2:03 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) has welcomed the release of a Productivity Commission report that recommends placing more value on the skills of regulatory staff. More >>

Public service glad to help revitalise Christchurch CBD

Monday, 7 July 2014, 11:57 am | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) is welcoming the announcement that public sector workers will be returning to the Christchurch CBD and helping to provide a much-needed customer base to help kick-start central city business. More >>

Prime Minister is breaking the rules over MFAT incident

Friday, 4 July 2014, 11:37 am | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) says the Prime Minister is at odds with both the Cabinet manual and the State Sector Act in suggesting that an MFAT official lose their job over the Malaysian diplomat incident. More >>

 

 

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