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Staff walking out from Access Community Health today

Friday, 17 May 2019, 8:58 am | Public Service Association

Up to 120 PSA and E tu union coordinators, contact centre workers and administrators at Access Community Health will be walking off the job from 9:00am as part of a nationwide walk-off. More >>

Healthcare group again suspend low-paid workers

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 1:47 pm | Public Service Association

Access Community Health has suspended workers without pay for a second time this week, in response to low-level industrial action by union members. The move comes ahead of a full day of strike action planned for Friday. More >>

Access Community Health suspend lowest paid workers

Monday, 13 May 2019, 10:35 am | Public Service Association

Access Community Health have suspended low-paid call centre workers and coordinators for engaging in partial strike action. More >>

Workers and administrators to take industrial action

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 12:07 pm | Public Service Association

Workers who co-ordinate the home support of over 20,000 aged, injured and disabled people across New Zealand have voted to take industrial action in total frustration at their employer’s refusal to raise their wages. More >>

PSA on Welfare Expert Advisory Group Report

Friday, 3 May 2019, 6:39 pm | Public Service Association

Welfare Expert Advisory Group: "It’s time to restore dignity to social security in New Zealand" More >>

Union officials detained by Fijian police

Friday, 3 May 2019, 9:17 am | Public Service Association

The NZPSA is calling for the immediate release of union officials currently being detained by the Fiji Government. More >>

PSA disturbed by dismal handling of funding issues

Sunday, 21 April 2019, 5:19 pm | Public Service Association

New revelations today that the Ministry of Health has been blocked from making major cuts in funding for disability support services are a disturbing symptom of longstanding underfunding of the disability sector says the Public Service Association (PSA). More >>

CGT decision: The opportunity cost of a lost opportunity

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 3:08 pm | Public Service Association

Today’s announcement by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern that the coalition government has completely ruled out all options for a capital gains tax for the foreseeable future is a lost opportunity for lasting tax reform says the Public Service Association ... More >>

Progress being made for administration workers on AA Day

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 10:11 am | Public Service Association

Progress being made for administration workers on Admin Appreciation day More >>

DHB Admin workers present Heart of the Hospital petition

Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 1:15 pm | Public Service Association

A 12,800 strong petition in support of equal pay for DHB Administration workers was received at Parliament today. More >>

Solidarity for NZ

Monday, 18 March 2019, 7:55 pm | Public Service Association

Solidarity for NZ: Trade unions around the world send messages The Public Service Association (PSA) has collated messages it has received from trade unions around the world, sending their condolences and solidarity in response to the Christchurch ... More >>

Strong support for School Strike for Climate from PSA

Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 4:02 pm | Public Service Association

Widespread support being given to the School Strike for Climate now includes support from the Public Service Association (PSA), New Zealand’s largest union, and its Eco Network. More >>

Momentum for equal pay builds

Tuesday, 5 March 2019, 9:17 am | Public Service Association

The momentum for equal pay has gained another boost with signatures to a petition in support of DHB administration workers’ equal pay claim with DHBs passing the 10,000 mark on the cusp of International Women’s Day. More >>

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 >>



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