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PSA celebrates a major membership milestone

Monday, 26 November 2018, 12:46 pm | Public Service Association

This week the Public Service Association (PSA) is celebrating the total number of union members reaching the 70,000 mark - just three years on from hitting 60,000 in 2015. More >>

PSA response to announcement of new Housing Authority

Saturday, 24 November 2018, 12:46 pm | Public Service Association

Today’s announcement of plans to form a new Crown entity centred on Housing New Zealand - with a full integration of Housing New Zealand’s urban development subsidiary HLC and the KiwiBuild Unit - has been cautiously welcomed by the Public Service Association ... More >>

Justice system at risk of creaking to a halt

Friday, 9 November 2018, 4:18 pm | Public Service Association

With no date in place for a return to the bargaining table, PSA members at the Ministry of Justice have voted to continue work-to-rule alongside a new set of bans on work that could see Court operations creak to a virtual halt. More >>

Second nationwide Courts strike across the country

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 11:25 am | Public Service Association

Courts will be disrupted for a full half-day today from 12.30pm to 5pm when PSA members at the Ministry of Justice take their second nationwide strike action. More >>

Appointment of Debbie Power to top job at MSD welcomed

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 4:05 pm | Public Service Association

The PSA has welcomed today’s news of the appointment of Debbie Power - currently statutory deputy State Services Commissioner and chief executive at the State Services Commission - to the role of chief executive of the Ministry of Social Development ... More >>

PSA congratulates Public Service Day award recipients

Monday, 5 November 2018, 8:59 pm | Public Service Association

A highly deserving light has been shone on the hard work of core public servants by the first-ever presentation of Public Service Medals and Commendations for Frontline Excellence in Wellington this evening (Monday 5 November). More >>

Employment Court denies injunction against PSA members

Monday, 5 November 2018, 5:19 pm | Public Service Association

The Employment Court in Auckland has today ruled in favour of the lawfulness of the strike action that PSA members have been taking in recent weeks in an ongoing dispute with the Ministry of Justice over an unfair pay system and failure to agree ... More >>

PSA: ‘Core priority’ given to mental health for 2019 Budget

Sunday, 4 November 2018, 9:39 pm | Public Service Association

The commitment made at the Labour Party conference by Finance Minister Grant Robertson to making mental health one of five core priorities for next year’s Wellbeing Budget is welcome news says the PSA. More >>

Ministry of Justice Industrial impasse enters seventh week

Friday, 2 November 2018, 5:05 pm | Public Service Association

PSA union solidarity at the Ministry of Justice continues to grow as an unresolved dispute over fair pay and a fair across-the-board pay system enters its seventh week. More >>

Safe and effective care central to ratified PSA settlement

Tuesday, 30 October 2018, 12:49 pm | Public Service Association

The landmark offer of improved pay and conditions for more than 3000 Mental Health and Public Health nurses, announced last month, has now been ratified by PSA members. More >>

Unsure outlook at Ministry of Justice

Monday, 29 October 2018, 5:42 pm | Public Service Association

Despite a full day of mediation between the Ministry of Justice and PSA in Wellington today there is still no sign of a new industrial agreement being reached - with PSA members left with no option but to continue industrial action which first began almost ... More >>

PSA Youth takes a world-first seat at the Executive Board

Monday, 29 October 2018, 2:14 pm | Public Service Association

In what is believed to be a world first for a major union, PSAY - the PSA youth network - is excited to be taking an official seat with full voting rights on the union’s Executive Board from this week. More >>

Industrial action escalates at Ministry of Justice

Friday, 26 October 2018, 3:57 pm | Public Service Association

Up to 300 Ministry of Justice PSA members have voted to walk off the job at Courts around the South Island this afternoon. More >>

MOJ National Transcription Service workers strike

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 1:37 pm | Public Service Association

A further spike in industrial action by PSA members at the Ministry of Justice is taking place this afternoon when up to 80 Court Reporters around the country will walk off the job for two hours from 3 to 5pm. More >>

PSA members poised to take further industrial action

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 3:43 pm | Public Service Association

PSA members around New Zealand have voted to commence further industrial action from 4pm today. More >>

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 >>

   

 

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