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Lightning strike at Ministry of Justice

Friday, 19 October 2018, 1:38 pm | Public Service Association

A lightning strike is being actioned by PSA members at the Ministry of Justice sites at Manukau, Papakura, and Waitakere district courts this afternoon. More >>

More industrial action on the horizon at Ministry of Justice

Friday, 19 October 2018, 8:42 am | Public Service Association

After one month of rolling industrial action, PSA members at the Ministry of Justice are now voting on whether or not to take further industrial action after their long running talks to reach a new collective agreement hit another stalemate. More >>

PSA celebrates Labour Day with Future of Work book launch

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 3:29 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association is celebrating Labour Day with the launch of Progressive Thinking: Ten perspectives on the future of work , the third book in its Progressive Thinking series. More >>

Not too late to have a say on State Sector reform

Friday, 5 October 2018, 1:08 pm | Public Service Association

This week the PSA has called on all of its 67,500 members to have a say on the vital issue of proposed State Sector reform before the Government’s closing date for feedback next Friday (12 October). More >>

Mental health and public health nurses to vote on pay offer

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 11:28 am | Public Service Association

Around 3500 DHB mental health nurses, public health nurses, and mental health support workers are preparing to vote on a new pay offer this month. More >>

Extra funding secured for 9000 allied health PSA members

Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 3:44 pm | Public Service Association

Around 9000 allied, public health, and technical PSA members employed at DHBs around the country will be voting soon on whether to accept a significant new pay settlement. More >>

Police intervene during strike action at Whangarei Court

Monday, 1 October 2018, 3:11 pm | Public Service Association

The PSA is calling into question an unprecedented use of Police officers to act in place of Court Security Officers at Whangarei District Court today during a legitimate strike action by PSA members. More >>

Law repeal a win for carers of disabled family members

Friday, 28 September 2018, 2:09 pm | Public Service Association

The PSA supports the Government’s repeal of a controversial disability section in the Public Health and Disability Act. More >>

Rolling industrial action by PSA members continues

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 7:23 pm | Public Service Association

With collective bargaining at the Ministry of Justice still showing no meaningful advance, PSA members at MOJ sites around New Zealand are continuing rolling strike action. More >>

Big week for Public Service Association

Monday, 24 September 2018, 7:10 pm | Public Service Association

The 2018 Congress of the Public Service Association (PSA) kicks off tomorrow at Te Papa in Wellington for two days, followed by a one day conference for Public Service Delegates called 'Stand Together for one public service'. More >>

Report shows signs of extending the tax net

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 4:36 pm | Public Service Association

The options put forward for taxing capital income interim report delivered by the Tax Working Group (TWG) today show good potential for extending the tax net, says the PSA. More >>

PSA calls on MPI to listen more to dog handlers in Auckland

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 4:22 pm | Public Service Association

The PSA is calling on MPI to listen more to dog handlers at Auckland Airport who have been advocating for a longstanding roster in the Border Clearance Services/ Detector Dog Programme at Auckland Airport to be reinstated for dog handlers. More >>

Changes to the 1972 Equal Pay Act will make it easier

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 4:53 pm | Public Service Association

Changes to the 1972 Equal Pay Act will make it easier for women to achieve equal pay More >>

Industrial action by PSA members’ at Ministry of Justice

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 3:53 pm | Public Service Association

Around 1500 Ministry of Justice staff walked off the job for two hours today, with rallies held outside Courts across the country. More >>

Chris Hipkins needs to stay in his lane

Friday, 14 September 2018, 4:08 pm | Public Service Association

Proper funding for parliamentary offices, including the Opposition, is a central part of our democracy, and Ministers cannot just dismiss it out of hand, the PSA says. More >>

Come on Tauranga Council - pay your staff a Living Wage

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 3:49 pm | Public Service Association

Tauranga City councillors should do the decent thing and agree to pay all their staff the Living Wage, the PSA says. More >>

IRD and PSA finalise new collective agreement

Monday, 10 September 2018, 3:01 pm | Public Service Association

PSA members at the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new collective employment agreement, ending a high-profile industrial dispute. More >>

"Where’s the Justice?" Ministry staff ponder strike action

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 2:54 pm | Public Service Association

Nearly 2000 PSA members at the Ministry of Justice are voting on strike action later this month, in an attempt to get a fair deal for low-paid and female workers. More >>

Long-overdue state sector reform needs to deliver

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 1:10 pm | Public Service Association

Reform of the State Sector Act is long overdue and the public of Aotearoa needs to take this chance to develop a future-focused public service, the PSA says. More >>

Public servants get the Living Wage they deserve - PSA

Monday, 3 September 2018, 7:23 pm | Public Service Association

Some of New Zealand’s lowest-paid government workers will now find it easier to pay bills, save for their retirement and feed their families, as the Government implements a Living Wage for the core public service. More >>



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