Local Government

The PSA is the largest union in local government with more than 6,000 members.

If you work at a council, council-controlled company or organisation, or a local public institution - we’re the union for you.

Flash Sandham (convenor),

Lee Rauhina-August,

Ceinwyn Bannister,

Ian Cooper,

Richard Foster,

Gary Gabbitas,

Sara Moylan,

Cris Pokidin,

Annette Smithard,

Sophie Williams.

Media Releases

Wellington City Council breaches employment law - union forced to apply for compliance order

The Public Service Association (PSA) has applied to the Employment Relations Authority for a compliance order after Wellington City Council (WCC) breached employment law by refusing to notify staff that collective bargaining had begun.

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PSA welcomes merger with South Island-based local government union

The Public Service Association (PSA) and the Southern Local Government Officers’ Union (SLGOU) have voted for a merger of the two unions.

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News from the PSA. Working Life December 2014
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Working Life December 2014

Read the latest issue of Working Life.

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News from the PSA. pay equity - lessons from Australia
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pay equity - lessons from Australia

Australian labour activist Lisa Heap is a passionate advocate for pay equity.

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Media Releases

Updated proposal doesn’t fix fundamental issues with Hawkes Bay amalgamation

The Public Service Association (PSA) says today’s release of an updated proposal by the Local Government Commission doesn’t fix the underlying flaws in the amalgamation idea.

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News from the PSA. Southern Local Government Officers Union
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Southern Local Government Officers Union

Southern Local Government Officers Union (SLGOU) and the Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi (PSA) are looking at a proposal that may result in SLGOU merging with the PSA.

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