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Updated proposal doesn’t fix Hawkes Bay Amalgamation

Monday, 17 November 2014, 5:18 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) says today’s release of an updated proposal by the Local Government Commission doesn’t fix the underlying flaws in the amalgamation idea. More >>

CERA Chief’s delayed resignation raises questions

Monday, 17 November 2014, 2:34 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) says the decision that resigning CERA chief executive Roger Sutton should remain in his position until 31 January raises questions, considering his behaviour did not meet the standard expected of our senior public ... More >>

NZDF’s Devonport restructure confirmed

Friday, 14 November 2014, 2:59 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) says the NZ Defence Force (NZDF) restructure at Devonport Dockyard, announced to staff today following an absolute shambles yesterday, is effectively further privatisation as 52 jobs formerly done by public servants ... More >>

Absolute shambles as NZDF botches restructure announcement

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 5:06 pm | Public Service Association

Public Service Association (PSA) members in civilian roles are angry after 200 civilian and military Devonport Dockyard workers were called to a meeting by management for an announcement about who would be losing their jobs in a restructure, only to have ... More >>

Stats NZ throwing public money away duplicating data

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 11:40 am | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) says Statistics NZ are throwing money away by collecting the same data twice for official statistics such as the Consumer Price Index. Statistics NZ are flying office-based staff around the country, putting them ... More >>

Stats staff welcome new minister with red letter

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 9:22 am | Public Service Association

Staff at Statistics New Zealand will welcome their new minister Craig Foss today but instead of smiles and handshakes they’ll be handing over a letter detailing the breakdown of pay talks and the industrial action that has been in place since ... More >>

Stats NZ staff escalate action with ‘no more meetings’ rule

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 12:39 pm | Public Service Association

Statistics NZ staff have voted to escalate their ongoing industrial action in an effort to get Stats NZ back to the bargaining table with a reasonable offer. The staff, who are members of the Public Service Association (PSA), have been taking ... More >>

New employment law will hurt the most vulnerable NZers

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 4:42 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) says changes to the Employment Relations Act, expected to be passed in Parliament tonight, will hurt vulnerable workers and their families more than anyone. More >>

TerraNova decision another nail in the coffin for pay gap

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 11:05 am | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) has welcomed the Court of Appeal’s decision to dismiss the appeal from TerraNova Homes and Care, which brings New Zealand one step closer to genuine pay equity for women. More >>

Anglican Family Care staff to rally industrial action rises

Friday, 24 October 2014, 11:35 am | Public Service Association

Public Service Association (PSA) members working at Anglican Family Care (AFC) in Dunedin will hold two rallies in Dunedin next week as they seek a fair pay offer, following a week of low-key industrial action. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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