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Accountability is a core principle of public service

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 12:01 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association regrets that problems with the 2018 census have led to the resignation of Stats NZ Chief Executive Liz MacPherson. More >>

Education reform must prioritise needs

Friday, 2 August 2019, 2:56 pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association welcomes the government’s commitment to education reform, but says there are widespread concerns about job security during such a significant restructure. More >>

PSA welcomes fairer wage for family carers

Monday, 8 July 2019, 3:40 pm | Public Service Association

The PSA is welcoming fairer pay rates for family members who provide essential care to whānau with disabilities. More >>

Positive signs for PSA Mana Wahine treaty claim welcomed

Friday, 5 July 2019, 3:20 pm | Public Service Association

The PSA is heartened by indications the Crown intends to acknowledge injustices suffered by wāhine Māori and to address inequalities they have endured as a result. More >>

New Act brings Public Service into 21st century

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 4:26 pm | Public Service Association

The PSA welcomes the Government’s commitment to improving the way public services work through a new Public Service Act. More >>

Fair Pay Agreements Better for Workers And Good Employers

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 9:51 am | Public Service Association

The PSA is calling on the Government to pave the way for Fair Pay Agreements, as new research shows they will both reduce inequality and provide a better balanced economy. More >>

Access urged to reconsider offer as four-day strike begins

Friday, 21 June 2019, 9:14 am | Public Service Association

PSA and E tū members at Access Community Health have voted overwhelmingly in favour of taking further industrial action after talks to reach a fair increase in pay as part of a new collective agreement stalled, over a month since members first took ... More >>

Interim justice review emphasizes need for change

Monday, 10 June 2019, 2:09 pm | Public Service Association

The PSA welcomes the interim justice report released yesterday by Te Uepū Hāpai i te Ora - the Safe and Effective Justice Advisory Group, which made a clear case for change in the criminal justice system. More >>

Response to mental health and addiction inquiry brings hope

Friday, 31 May 2019, 1:34 pm | Public Service Association

The PSA has welcomed the long awaited Government response to ‘He Ara Oranga - Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction’ coupled with the ‘Budget 2019: Mental Health, Wellbeing and Addiction initiatives’ as an encouraging approach ... More >>

PSA welcomes Wellbeing Budget but more still to do

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 3:50 pm | Public Service Association

PSA members working in public and community services welcome this budget's commitment to well-being, which puts the needs of people back at the forefront of public and community services. More >>

The PSA welcomes transition support package

Monday, 27 May 2019, 12:19 pm | Public Service Association

The PSA welcomes yesterday’s pre-budget announcement of over $150 million for a new Transition Support Service for young people leaving state care, and hopes further details will address social service workforce requirements. More >>

Access Community Health Returning to the bargaining table

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 8:58 am | Public Service Association

The PSA and E tū bargaining team are hopeful for an improved offer from Access Community Health as they resume mediation today, following a week of nationwide strike actions by Access coordinators, administration, and call centre workers. More >>

Funding and reform needed to make a kinder workplace

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 12:39 pm | Public Service Association

The PSA is saddened but not surprised by the Francis Review’s findings of ‘systemic’ bullying and harassment in the Parliamentary workplace. More >>

Staff walking out from Access Community Health today

Friday, 17 May 2019, 8:58 am | Public Service Association

Up to 120 PSA and E tu union coordinators, contact centre workers and administrators at Access Community Health will be walking off the job from 9:00am as part of a nationwide walk-off. More >>

Healthcare group again suspend low-paid workers

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 1:47 pm | Public Service Association

Access Community Health has suspended workers without pay for a second time this week, in response to low-level industrial action by union members. The move comes ahead of a full day of strike action planned for Friday. More >>

Access Community Health suspend lowest paid workers

Monday, 13 May 2019, 10:35 am | Public Service Association

Access Community Health have suspended low-paid call centre workers and coordinators for engaging in partial strike action. More >>

Workers and administrators to take industrial action

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 12:07 pm | Public Service Association

Workers who co-ordinate the home support of over 20,000 aged, injured and disabled people across New Zealand have voted to take industrial action in total frustration at their employer’s refusal to raise their wages. More >>

PSA on Welfare Expert Advisory Group Report

Friday, 3 May 2019, 6:39 pm | Public Service Association

Welfare Expert Advisory Group: "It’s time to restore dignity to social security in New Zealand" More >>

Union officials detained by Fijian police

Friday, 3 May 2019, 9:17 am | Public Service Association

The NZPSA is calling for the immediate release of union officials currently being detained by the Fiji Government. More >>

PSA disturbed by dismal handling of funding issues

Sunday, 21 April 2019, 5:19 pm | Public Service Association

New revelations today that the Ministry of Health has been blocked from making major cuts in funding for disability support services are a disturbing symptom of longstanding underfunding of the disability sector says the Public Service Association (PSA). More >>



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