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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 >>

Stocktake would help end workplace sexual harassment

Sunday, 2 September 2018, 6:51 pm | Public Service Association

A national "stocktake" of workplace sexual harassment would signal a serious approach to a growing problem in New Zealand, the PSA says. More >>

Rise in suicides reaffirms need for system-wide change

Friday, 24 August 2018, 12:18 pm | Public Service Association

The Government must act quickly and decisively to address New Zealand’s growing suicide crisis, the PSA says. More >>

Genuine reform of justice system must follow conversations

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 4:29 pm | Public Service Association

Talking about the flaws in the justice system has begun an important process which must now be backed up with real reforms, the PSA says. More >>

Ditching performance pay for CEs great; now finish the job

Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 3:14 pm | Public Service Association

Performance pay is unfair, discriminatory and deserves to be consigned to the dustbin of history - and now the public service needs to get on and finish the job, the PSA says. More >>

PSA shows solidarity to striking NZEI members

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 3:31 pm | Public Service Association

Primary school teachers deserve a fair go, and PSA members stand together with them in their strike action today. More >>

PSA members’ commitment may break IR strike deadlock

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 5:08 pm | Public Service Association

Around 3000 Inland Revenue Department (IR) staff walked off the job in a half-day strike today, showing commitment which may have broken the deadlock between IR and PSA members. More >>

Further strike action at IRD tomorrow

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 4:21 pm | Public Service Association

WHERE: Rallies and events at various locations around NZ - see below PSA members at the Inland Revenue Department (IR) will hold a 4-hour strike tomorrow (1 August), because their employer is refusing to come back to the table to discuss pay and pay ... More >>



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