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

Media advisory: Disabled community to protest against loss of unique Auckland Council support roles

The Public Service Association (PSA), the union for Auckland Council workers, is supporting members of Auckland’s disability community who will speak to Auckland Council’s Chief Executive Committee in support of the retention of the Council’s disability advisors.

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News from the PSA. Member Q&A - Caleb Gordon and Maddie Duggan
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Member Q&A - Caleb Gordon and Maddie Duggan

Each month we talk to a PSA Youth member and find out about their work and passions.

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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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