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Inquiry Into The Protection Of Personal Information

Friday, 14 June 2024, 12:13 pm | Public Service Association

Acting Public Service Commissioner Heather Baggott today announced the details of an inquiry into allegations that personal information provided to government agencies was misused by third-party service providers. More >>

One In Six Positions At Ministry Of Health To Go, Suicide Prevention Office Still Downgraded

Thursday, 13 June 2024, 11:03 am | Public Service Association

Government spending cuts will see 123 roles axed at Manatū Hauora Ministry of Health after final decisions were confirmed today. More >>

More Than 1000 People Rally Against Cuts To Public And Community Services

Saturday, 8 June 2024, 8:33 pm | Public Service Association

The People Over Profits: Stop the Cuts! rally attracted people representing, iwi, unions, advocacy and community organisations and their supporters who marched from Pukeahu War Memorial Park to Te Papa. More >>

Wellington Rallying For People Over Profits

Friday, 7 June 2024, 6:50 pm | Public Service Association

Communities, unions, and advocacy organisations will hit the streets in Wellington on Saturday (8 June) rallying against cuts to public and community services and in support of Te Tiriti o Waitangi. More >>

Govt Cuts Put Even More Pressure On Vital Work Of Stats NZ

Thursday, 6 June 2024, 5:47 pm | Public Service Association

Government cuts to public services are forcing Stats NZ to reduce staff numbers further - putting at risk the agency’s ability to deliver vital data businesses and communities need. More >>

Wheels Of Justice To Slow As Government Hits Own Goal On Law And Order

Thursday, 6 June 2024, 3:49 pm | Public Service Association

Justice Ministry proposes to cut 11% of workforce at National Office More >>

Don’t Touch Our Sick Leave - Home Support Workers Urge Government

Wednesday, 5 June 2024, 5:10 pm | Public Service Association

The union representing thousands of largely part-time workers who provide care for vulnerable people in our community is urging the Government to retain the current sick leave provisions. More >>

PSA Calls For Urgent Meeting With Minister Over Extraordinary Strain On Mental Health Workforce

Wednesday, 5 June 2024, 4:59 pm | Public Service Association

The PSA is calling for an urgent meeting with Mental Health Minister Matt Doocey to discuss workforce issues identified in a major five-year mental health and addiction monitoring report released today. More >>

Education Ministry Taken To Employment Relations Authority Over Spending Cuts

Tuesday, 4 June 2024, 3:48 pm | Public Service Association

The PSA has today filed legal proceedings against the Ministry of Education in the Employment Relations Authority in relation to job losses forced by the Government’s spending cuts. More >>

All Workers Have The Right To Protest

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 1:31 pm | Public Service Association

Every worker - including all public servants - have the right to attend protest marches and be politically active, says Kerry Davies National Secretary of the Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi. More >>

PSA Comment On DOC Cuts

Thursday, 23 May 2024, 5:42 pm | Public Service Association

The PSA is gravely concerned that the drive to respond to Government saving cuts has seen DOC confirm to staff that is cutting 124 net roles. More >>

Govt Plans To Cut Staff Making Roads Safer During Road Safety Week

Wednesday, 22 May 2024, 5:17 pm | Public Service Association

The latest cuts proposed by Waka Kotahi will expose travellers to more danger with experienced staff driving road safety campaigns and supporting local councils under threat. More >>

MPI slashes 10% of workforce in response to Govt spending cuts

Thursday, 16 May 2024, 11:55 am | Public Service Association

The agency charged with safeguarding and growing our key primary exports has today confirmed it is cutting 10% of its nationwide workforce. More >>

Here We Go Again - Government Backflips On Contractors Promise At Education

Tuesday, 14 May 2024, 11:57 am | Public Service Association

The PSA is urging the Ministry of Education to use existing specialist staff rather than hiring expensive contractors. More >>

Critical Forestry Research Under Threat As Attack On Science Ramps Up

Tuesday, 14 May 2024, 10:14 am | Public Service Association

Government spending cuts have forced Scion, the dedicated Crown research institute charged with growing forestry exports, to propose shedding a significant number of scientists. More >>

Access Denied: Government Must Fund Online Access To Public Records

Tuesday, 14 May 2024, 9:27 am | Public Service Association

Around 100 people gathered outside National Library in Wellington today, calling on the Government to continue funding the digitisation of Archives New Zealand’s records. More >>

Snap Protest Against Archive Cuts On Tuesday 14 May

Monday, 13 May 2024, 3:34 pm | Public Service Association

The PSA is holding a snap protest at 8am, Tuesday 14 May outside the National Library in Wellington against the decision to not continue funding digitising the national archives. More >>

Downsizing Of ERO Inconsistent With Govt Priority Of Lifting Student Achievement

Friday, 10 May 2024, 1:13 pm | Public Service Association

The PSA is concerned that Government spending cuts have forced ERO to downsize at a time when student achievement is a significant challenge. More >>

Safer Roads At Risk As Govt Spending Cuts Force Waka Kotahi To Downgrade Car Crash Analysis

Thursday, 9 May 2024, 5:44 pm | Public Service Association

Government spending cuts have forced Waka Kotahi to propose more than halving the team providing data critical to the analysis of vehicle crashes to make our roads safer. More >>

ACC Job Cuts Will Mean More Accidents And Injuries

Thursday, 9 May 2024, 1:28 pm | Public Service Association

The PSA is alarmed that ACC is proposing to shed 309 jobs including 29 dedicated injury prevention jobs at a time when the number and cost of injuries is rising. More >>





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