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.

The local government sector has its own national committee and a seat on the PSA Executive Board, this ensures your sector has a voice at all levels of PSA decision-making.

You can meet the members of the committee here.

Media Releases

More deaths and injuries will result from health and safety backdown

The Public Service Association (PSA) says the gutting of the proposed new health and safety legislation will result in more workplace deaths and injuries, breaking John Key’s promise to the nation after the Pike River tragedy.

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News from the PSA. Sexual harassment guidelines
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Sexual harassment guidelines

The State Services Commission and the Ministry for Women have developed a policy guideline on prevention and response to workplace sexual harassment.

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News from the PSA. Developing union leaders
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Developing union leaders

New leaders come through the PSA structures all the time.

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Report on housing solutions risks damaging local democracy

The Public Service Association (PSA), the union for local government workers, says some suggestions in the Productivity Commission’s draft Using land for housing report risk taking power away from local residents to have a say about the future of their communities.

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News from the PSA. Wellington PSA Youth gathering
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Wellington PSA Youth gathering

PSAY members from the Wellington region met last week for the first time for 2015 at PSA House.

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News from the PSA. 2015 Stand Up conference
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2015 Stand Up conference

Stand Up is the youth network of the Council of Trade Unions, bringing all the young unionists together under one organisation.

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