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Government must do better on Living Wage commitments

Friday, 4 May 2018, 10:15 am | Public Service Association

The Labour-led government must deliver on its promises of a Living Wage for all public service workers, the PSA says - as new figures reveal how many workers aren’t paid enough to live decently. More >>

Labour's health and safety proposals opportunity for change

Friday, 27 April 2018, 4:11 pm | Public Service Association

The PSA welcomes the opportunity to engage on the government’s Health and Safety At Work Strategy, released today by Workplace Relations and Safety minister Iain Lees-Galloway. More >>

Unions ready to work with disabled people

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 3:48 pm | Public Service Association

People working in the disability sector are ready to help improve and implement changes to the Disability Support System with the goal of empowering disabled people to choose the support that they need. More >>

Public Service must remain free, frank and fearless - PSA

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 11:07 am | Public Service Association

Any moves to politicise the public service will be strongly opposed by unions and public servants as bad for New Zealand and New Zealanders, the PSA says. More >>

Grave concerns for future of social work - PSA

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 4:46 pm | Public Service Association

The future of social work could be gravely affected by a rushed and short-sighted Select Committee report, the PSA says. More >>

DHB admin and clerical workers raise claim for Equal Pay

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 3:21 pm | Public Service Association

Around 7000 DHB workers are standing together to raise a claim for equal pay for administration and clerical employees. More >>

PSA welcomes Court decision in SCDHB anaesthetic techs case

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 1:29 pm | Public Service Association

The PSA is welcoming the Court of Appeal’s decision confirming anaesthetic technicians in Timaru are entitled to be paid for the time they spend on call. The Court of Appeal has declined to allow the appeal by South Canterbury District Health Board against ... More >>

Pogress for people working in public services

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 9:39 am | Public Service Association

Public service workers welcome the strong commitments made by the government in its Expectations on Employment Relations in the State Sector, the PSA says. More >>

Public Service Expectations represent progress

Tuesday, 3 April 2018, 6:39 pm | Public Service Association

Public service workers welcome the strong commitments made by the government in its Expectations on Employment Relations in the State Sector, the PSA says. More >>

Murray apology latest sign of much-needed change at Waikato

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 1:59 pm | Public Service Association

The apology from acting Waikato DHB chair about the actions of former CEO Nigel Murray is a sign of a long-overdue culture change, the PSA says. More >>

PSA stands with nurses as industrial action looms

Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 2:21 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi supports NZNO members’ decision to reject the pay offer advanced by District Health Boards in negotiations for a multi-employer collective agreement (MECA). More >>

Guide for supporting disabled people into work commended

Friday, 23 March 2018, 2:14 pm | Public Service Association

The publication of Employment Support Practice Guidelines this week by the NZ Disability Support Network has been welcomed by members of the Public Service Association’s Deaf and Disabled members’ network. More >>

Chief Executives meet with the PSA to discuss Equal Pay

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 1:27 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) is running a forum for Chief Executives and senior HR staff on Equal Pay from 4:00pm this afternoon at Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington. More >>

Much to celebrate, much to do

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 11:52 am | Public Service Association

Working women in New Zealand have made great strides since last International Women's Day, but there's still more to do, the PSA says. More >>

Pay equity - let's get the job finished

Monday, 5 March 2018, 10:02 am | Public Service Association

The PSA welcomes the government’s announcement that new pay equity legislation will be introduced by mid-year. More >>

OIA improvement good news - but more needed

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 4:25 pm | Public Service Association

Public service agencies are doing their part to promote transparent and open government, the PSA says - but there is more work to be done. More >>

Vigilant public servants the key to NZ's number-1 ranking

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 1:45 pm | Public Service Association

New Zealand’s public servants can take pride today that their free, frank and fearless work has again been recognised by Transparency International, the PSA says. More >>

Scrutiny over CEs’ pay important step

Monday, 12 February 2018, 6:13 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) support today’s announcement of stronger oversight of the pay of chief executives and the conduct of Crown Entity Board members. More >>

Rangatahi will suffer under plan to close careers offices

Thursday, 8 February 2018, 2:25 pm | Public Service Association

Young people in the regions, particularly Maori and Pasefika, could miss out on vital careers advice if the Tertiary Education Commission closes offices in the regions, the PSA says. More >>

PSA welcomes Inquiry into abuse of children in state care

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 12:09 pm | Public Service Association

The Royal Commission of Inquiry into the abuse of children in state care is welcome and long overdue, the PSA says. More >>

   

 

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