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PSA statement on sexual harassment allegations

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 2:18 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi is aware of allegations made against a councillor at Kapiti Coast District Council. More >>

Denial of mental health crisis cast shadow over funding

Monday, 24 April 2017, 1:45 pm | Public Service Association

The Government's continued denial of a mental health crisis casts a shadow over today's funding announcement, health funding coalition YesWeCare.nz sats, More >>

New Zealand scientists first to march in global event

Friday, 21 April 2017, 3:49 pm | Public Service Association

New Zealand scientists will be the first in the world to take part in the Global March for Science tomorrow. More >>

NZDF undermining tactics continue

Friday, 21 April 2017, 3:46 pm | Public Service Association

Civilian staff in the New Zealand Defence Force continue to be subjected to undermining tactics in their attempts to bargain for a pay increase, the PSA says More >>

Grave concerns about equal pay exposure draft

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 5:12 pm | Public Service Association

Two days after the historic proposed settlement for care and support workers, draft equal pay legislation is a disappointment, the PSA says. More >>

NZDF civilian strike "a last resort"

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 4:33 pm | Public Service Association

Civilian staff at the New Zealand Defence Force will begin a round of industrial action tomorrow, over the NZDF’s refusal to negotiate their pay as part of a new collective employment agreement. More >>

Mental health crisis: "The government is in denial"

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 3:00 pm | Public Service Association

The government is in wilful denial about the mental health crisis, the YesWeCare.nz health coalition says. More >>

PSA welcomes independent review into MSD data system

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 12:21 pm | Public Service Association

The PSA welcomes the independent review of the Ministry of Social Development’s individual client level data IT system, announced today by Minister Anne Tolley. More >>

Minister plays politics with mental health

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 3:14 pm | Public Service Association

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman is playing politics as our mental health system collapses, the YesWeCare.nz health funding coalition says. More >>

Library restructure brings disruption and innovation

Monday, 10 April 2017, 1:58 pm | Public Service Association

The restructuring of Auckland’s libraries will lead to substantial disruption for staff - and a challenge to maintain existing services, the PSA says. More >>

Up to four beds to close at acute mental health unit

Friday, 7 April 2017, 9:13 am | Public Service Association

Up to four beds at Wellington Hospital’s Te Whare o Matairangi mental health unit are to close because of a lack of staff, the Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi says. More >>

Statistics House report "deeply concerning" - PSA

Friday, 31 March 2017, 5:38 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi is deeply concerned at the findings of a report into the performance of Statistics House in the 2016 Kaikōura earthquake. More >>

PSA supports call for restored RNZ funding

Friday, 31 March 2017, 3:35 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association supports the Green Party’s call to restore Radio New Zealand’s (RNZ) frozen funding to a serviceable level, which was announced today by MP Gareth Hughes alongside a contestable Public Interest Journalism Fund. More >>

Minister Tolley’s denigration of social workers uncalled for

Friday, 31 March 2017, 1:55 pm | Public Service Association

With the establishment of Oranga Tamariki, Minister Anne Tolley should be committing to support and develop social workers’ skills, not scapegoating them for her Government’s underfunding and underinvestment in the sector, say the PSA and the Aotearoa New ... More >>

Auckland Mayor to hear stories of his city

Friday, 24 March 2017, 1:03 pm | Public Service Association

Auckland’s public servants are at breaking point due to the housing crisis - and more than half of them plan to leave the city, the Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi says. More >>

NZ's unmet health needs "appalling, but not surprising"

Friday, 24 March 2017, 9:40 am | Public Service Association

A pilot study published in the New Zealand Medical Journal today found at least a quarter of adults were unable to get the primary health care they required. More >>

Despatches from the Auckland housing crisis

Friday, 24 March 2017, 9:37 am | Public Service Association

Heartbreaking stories from key workers in Auckland will be on display in Aotea Square today, in a public event hosted by the Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi. More >>

Equal pay legislation to go before parliament

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 2:22 pm | Public Service Association

A bill which will help New Zealand women secure equal pay will go before parliament - and the PSA calls on all parties to support it. More >>

Event reveals truth about Auckland housing crisis

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 12:34 pm | Public Service Association

Heartbreaking stories from key workers in Auckland will be on display in Aotea Square tomorrow, in a public event hosted by the Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi. More >>

Time for the Minister of Education to stop dodging

Monday, 20 March 2017, 10:41 am | Public Service Association

Eternally embattled Minister of Education Hekia Parata must step up, front up and stop dodging questions regarding the future of Salisbury School, says the PSA. More >>

   

 

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