PSA Media PSA Media Statements http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases.aspx http://backend.userland.com/rss Government's ‘rock star economy’ throws hospital staff out the window The Public Service Association says administrative staff at hospitals around the country are missing out on Bill English’s ‘rock star ... http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-04-16/Government_s_‘rock_star_economy’_throws_hospital_staff_out_the_window.aspx _ashergoldman http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-04-16/Government_s_%e2%80%98rock_star_economy%e2%80%99_throws_hospital_staff_out_the_window.aspx ef58b65f-c195-4b56-9119-e4a3103b217f Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:19:08 GMT Wellington City Council to cut IT jobs in yet another restructuring The Public Service Association says a new proposal to restructure the Wellington City Council’s IT team now, while also proposing ... http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-04-02/Wellington_City_Council_to_cut_IT_jobs_in_yet_another_restructuring.aspx _ashergoldman http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-04-02/Wellington_City_Council_to_cut_IT_jobs_in_yet_another_restructuring.aspx e97e8d28-ef43-4f47-820e-dcc146e2cdef Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:50:37 GMT Minimum wage rise not enough for working families The Public Service Association says the 50 cent rise in the minimum wage which comes into effect today is too ... http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-04-01/Minimum_wage_rise_not_enough_for_working_families.aspx _ashergoldman http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-04-01/Minimum_wage_rise_not_enough_for_working_families.aspx b65cbf7e-38b1-4a31-bc3c-259ed171a748 Tue, 01 Apr 2014 12:01:53 GMT Govt to negotiate settlement for care workers travel time The Public Service Association is welcoming the Government’s decision to begin negotiations for a sector-wide settlement over travel time for ... http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-03-31/Govt_to_negotiate_settlement_for_care_workers_travel_time.aspx _ashergoldman http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-03-31/Govt_to_negotiate_settlement_for_care_workers_travel_time.aspx e62f035e-a649-4989-8ee4-5ea1f8dafc7a Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:59:41 GMT New Bill will protect victims of domestic violence & reduce costs to employers The Public Service Association is supporting the Domestic Violence-Victims' Protection Bill, a new Member’s Bill launched today by Jan Logie, Green MP.... http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-03-31/New_Bill_will_protect_victims_of_domestic_violence_reduce_costs_to_employers.aspx _ashergoldman http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-03-31/New_Bill_will_protect_victims_of_domestic_violence_reduce_costs_to_employers.aspx fd894beb-3262-4ba0-9d5f-bb8860b575ce Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:30:00 GMT Problem Gambling Foundation funding must be reinstated The Public Service Association says the Ministry of Health must reinstate funding for the Problem Gambling Foundation. This follows the ... http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-03-21/Problem_Gambling_Foundation_funding_must_be_reinstated.aspx _ashergoldman http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-03-21/Problem_Gambling_Foundation_funding_must_be_reinstated.aspx 2c24ab30-8731-4e1c-9f9e-99d8bd8a1112 Fri, 21 Mar 2014 10:32:13 GMT Botched Corrections restructure leaving staff in lurch The Public Service Association says the Department of Corrections’ head office restructure is being botched, leaving staff grasping for answers. ... http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-03-20/Botched_Corrections_restructure_leaving_staff_in_lurch.aspx _ashergoldman http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-03-20/Botched_Corrections_restructure_leaving_staff_in_lurch.aspx 916393c4-8dd6-4962-bc3e-22a706738eb1 Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:26:05 GMT Govt underfunding leaves Auckland DHB in $12 million hole The Public Service Association says chronic underfunding of DHBs by the Government is to blame for the $12 million hole ... http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-03-20/Govt_underfunding_leaves_Auckland_DHB_in_12_million_hole.aspx _ashergoldman http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-03-20/Govt_underfunding_leaves_Auckland_DHB_in_12_million_hole.aspx 81e20cfd-f215-4ec2-998b-9e265b21d1e0 Thu, 20 Mar 2014 11:47:08 GMT Employment law changes will widen inequality <p style='margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal;'><span style='font-size: 12pt;'>The Public Service Association says the Employment Relations Amendment Bill, set to pass its second reading in Parliament this evening, ...</span></p> http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-03-19/Employment_law_changes_will_widen_inequality.aspx _ashergoldman http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-03-19/Employment_law_changes_will_widen_inequality.aspx 6342cdb0-1e06-4623-b150-f324b327f078 Wed, 19 Mar 2014 14:03:47 GMT Corrections announce yet more job cuts The Department of Corrections' plans to cut 60 jobs in Wellington will place further workload pressure on regional offices, said ... http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-03-13/Corrections_announce_yet_more_job_cuts.aspx _ashergoldman http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-03-13/Corrections_announce_yet_more_job_cuts.aspx 95a5eec9-9764-4b6f-ad3c-467fd0e11f40 Thu, 13 Mar 2014 15:39:13 GMT Productivity Commission report a wake-up call Public service chief executives need to get serious about learning the lessons from their own successes and failures, said the ... http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-03-13/Productivity_Commission_report_a_wake-up_call.aspx _ashergoldman http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-03-13/Productivity_Commission_report_a_wake-up_call.aspx 1369e2e8-0fec-4511-984a-1da348f955a1 Thu, 13 Mar 2014 15:03:11 GMT The end of history? Te Ara job losses a disappointing sign News that the Ministry for Culture and Heritage is to significantly reduce the number of staff working on Te Ara, ... http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-03-06/The_end_of_history_Te_Ara_job_losses_a_disappointing_sign.aspx _ashergoldman http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-03-06/The_end_of_history_Te_Ara_job_losses_a_disappointing_sign.aspx 411116e1-44d8-49c6-bdf8-8643848c4419 Thu, 06 Mar 2014 11:45:06 GMT SSC election guidance important, regardless of the delivery Today’s release by the State Services Commission of their guidance for state servants on the election period is a welcome ... http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-02-26/SSC_election_guidance_important_regardless_of_the_delivery.aspx _ashergoldman http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-02-26/SSC_election_guidance_important_regardless_of_the_delivery.aspx 44ee1b4e-33ba-4c63-9ec4-e813ab652b4d Wed, 26 Feb 2014 16:05:00 GMT International expert to speak on how precarious work hurts us all Professor Guy Standing, an international expert on the causes and impacts of precarious work is speaking in Auckland and Wellington ... http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-02-24/International_expert_to_speak_on_how_precarious_work_hurts_us_all.aspx _ashergoldman http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-02-24/International_expert_to_speak_on_how_precarious_work_hurts_us_all.aspx 27038938-1477-4baf-9279-049578e4834d Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:59:00 GMT Lessons must be learnt from the MFAT leaks <p style='margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal;'><span style='font-size: 12pt;'>Lessons must be learnt from the mistakes made in the MFAT leak investigation, following the announcement that $209,000 was paid ...</span></p> http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-02-19/Lessons_must_be_learnt_from_the_MFAT_leaks.aspx _ashergoldman http://www.psa.org.nz/Newsroom/MediaReleases/14-02-19/Lessons_must_be_learnt_from_the_MFAT_leaks.aspx 27f63ec4-ff14-4405-9ff8-71712911e8ce Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:38:56 GMT